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  • The Impact Entrepreneurship Graduate Fellowship is a two-year cohort experience for high-potential leaders committed to creating social impact through entrepreneurship while pursuing a master's degree at The New School. Through the Fellowship, we aim to catalyze the creation of a more inclusive economy by making entrepreneurship education, resources, and networks more accessible to individuals from distinguished backgrounds during the early stages of their entrepreneurial journey. 

    Key Benefits

    • An award of $10,000 toward tuition for participation in the two-year Fellowship ($5,000 per year), in addition to any merit-based scholarship they may receive from their degree program. Students are eligible for fellowship funding in combination with merit-based scholarships not to exceed the cost of tuition.*
    • Accepted fellows enroll in year-long Impact Entrepreneurship Fellowship cohort courses during their first academic year.
    • Regular cohort meetings and networking events throughout the academic year.
    • Fellows have access to individual mentorship and advising sessions from experienced staff, faculty, and entrepreneurs.
    • Fellows have the opportunity to complete a Graduate Minor by enrolling in additional entrepreneurship-focused courses.

    *Applicants for admission to The New School are also strongly encouraged to submit the FAFSA to be considered for federal loans.

    Requirements for Accepted Fellows

    1. Satisfactory participation in the year-long Impact Entrepreneurship Fellowship Cohort Courses during the first academic year.
    2. Attendance at periodic Fellowship Cohort events during each of two academic years.
    3. Regular and timely communication with the two Fellowship Co-Directors throughout the two-year Fellowship period.
    4. Progress toward the master's degree in which you are enrolled.

    Enrollment in at least 6 credits per semester.

  • Contact Us

    Impact Entrepreneurship
    impactentrepreneur@newschool.edu

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Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

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Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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