Join in the community Roadshows and Festival for the opportunity to connect with other students and new founders, learn practical career skills and gain support with your new business idea. The Scholarships offer seed funding and business support to take your new venture to the next level.
Applications are open now for the Venture Scholarships, until 11:59pm Sunday 10 March 2024.
The program is free and designed to be fun and flexible. The more you join in, the more opportunities to learn and increase your confidence.
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Have you started your own business or side-hustle?
The Study Melbourne Future Founders Venture Scholarships offer startup funding, access to coworking space and business mentoring to support you in building your new venture. There are 5 scholarships on offer for founders or teams to up to 3, with programs running from April to June 2024
The annual Future Founders Festival runs across a full day and evening and includes keynote speeches, interactive sessions, panel talks, networking, the Pitch Competition Final, and an evening party shared with international students, aspiring founders and business leaders. The next Festival will be coming in late 2024.
What is the Future Founders Program?
This video offers a glimpse of what to expect from the Study Melbourne Future Founders Program, featuring footage from previous years of the program and interviews with Aun Ngo, Kennie Kurniawan and Mannhar Kaur. Take a look! Video by J.P. Taylor Films.