CCEI Summer Fellowship Application

Application Deadline & Details

Application Deadline: March 14, 2022 by 11:59pm
Program Dates: June 7, 2022-August 4, 2022

Applications will be reviewed, and the top twenty (20) teams will be asked to attend a 10 minute virtual team pitch on March 23, 2022 to present information about their project/company in front of an independent board of judges who will be selecting the teams to participate in the program. The presentation should be 5 minutes in length (with an additional 5 minutes of time set aside for Q&A).

Slides should include information as described below.

Slide 1: Opportunity, Problem, Solution

  • What value does your company provide?
  • What market need is it designed to address?
  • What unique solution does your company offer that distinguishes it from other solutions?

Slide 2: Customers

  • Who does your company serve? How big is that market?
  • What specific customer needs does your product address?
  • How does your product or service make your customers’ lives better?

Slide 3: Traction

  • Describe what stage your business is currently in.
  • What milestones have you already reached?
  • What evidence of future market success have you attained?

Slide 4: Team

  • Who are the members of your team?
  • What unique skills and experience do they bring to the venture?
  • How will they be involved this summer, and why are they choosing to pursue this opportunity over
  • other employment options?

Slide 5: What do you hope to accomplish this summer?

  • Why do you think the Summer Fellowship Program is right for your venture?
  • What types of assistance and resources do you need most to succeed?
  • What specific skills do you hope to learn through this program?