Legatum Fellowship

The Legatum Fellowship is a competitive program designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs gain a world-class education at MIT in order to launch and scale their ventures and maximize their likelihood of success as principled entrepreneurial leaders and agents for change who will transform society and improve global well-being. Each year, approximately 20 highly-motivated student entrepreneurs are selected to for the one-year Fellowship. Fellows receive funding to support their tuition, stipend, project development, and travel.

Application Deadline:  March

Year at Time of Application: 
Senior or Beyond, Recent Alum
Duration of Award: 
Full Year or More
Non-U.S. Citizen, Graduate Study
Direct Submission
Area of Interest: 
Agricultural Sciences, Architecture, Business, Communications and Journalism, Education, Engineering, Environmental and Geosciences, Life Sciences, Humanities, Information Technology and Computer Science, International Relations Political Science and Law, Mathematics, Music, Nursing and Health Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Statistics, Visual and Performing Arts
Earliest Application Deadline: 
Jan. – April
Penn-State Sponsored: 
Fellowship Components: 
Graduate School