To support female entrepreneurship, Tory Burch has just launched The Fellows Competition in partnership with the Tory Burch Foundation. Ten winners of the fellowship will receive admission to a three-day workshop at Tory Burch, a one-year business guidance fellowship, and a $10,000 grant for business education. One promising winner will receive a $100,000 grant investment.
Applications will be open for the fellowship until January 12, 2016. Here are the requirements to apply:
-A woman entrepreneur who owns a majority stake in a business and manages it on a day-to-day basis
-21 years and older
-Proficient in English
-A legal resident of the United States
-For-profit, from any industry
-Early stage (no more than 5 years of operations)
-Generating revenues (up to $500,000 annually)
-Formed under United States law and operating in the United States
To apply to the Tory Burch Fellows Competition, click here.
About the Tory Burch Foundation:
Fashion designer Tory Burch founded the Tory Burch Foundation, a nonprofit 501 (c )(3) organization, in 2009. Inspired by Tory’s experience as a business owner and working mother, the Tory Burch Foundation is focused on supporting the empowerment of women and families. Through grants and microfinance for women entrepreneurs, the Foundation invests in the success and sustainability of women-owned businesses. Through mentoring opportunities, the Foundation provides women with tools to achieve their aspirations as entrepreneurs and leaders.