Entrepreneur Heroes @ Draper University

Draper University has applications open for the Fall 2019 Hero Training program and is offering Next Gen-ers $3,000 scholarships for those seeking entrepreneurial support and momentum. Find out more below!


About Draper University:

Draper University was founded by venture capitalist Tim Draper with the mission to inspire people and accelerate ideas by igniting the entrepreneurial spirit globally. Come join 1000+ alumni who have launched their own startups, raised $240+M in venture funding and who work with leading technology companies to foster innovation. Live and learn in Silicon Valley during the 5 week fully immersive program and go from human to hero.

The Opportunity:

Draper University has opened applications for the Fall 2019 Hero Training program, supporting entrepreneurs to go from an idea to a product ready to pitch to venture capital investors by the end of the cohort. Hero Training days typically consist of speaker sessions, workshops, and team activities all focused on promoting entrepreneurial thought and action for those involved. Sample topics to be covered at Hero Training include:

  • Vision and Future

  • Money and Resources

  • Speed and Strength

  • Legal and Justice

  • Creativity

  • Special Powers

  • Evangelism

Our application is simple. Tell us your business idea (if you have one), and why you were put on this earth. Include what makes you unique! After receiving your application, we will schedule a 15-minute Skype interview with a member of our admissions team to learn more about your background. After the interview, you will receive an admissions decision within 3-4 weeks. Financial Aid is awarded on a rolling basis, so apply ASAP!

Aside from our all-star line of speakers, our tuition covers on-campus accommodation in downtown San Mateo, transportation for activities, expenses for outdoor activities, and admission to special events. Our tuition is currently $12,000. Up to 15 meals per students will be included in the session.

Limited financial aid and scholarships are offered based on demonstrated need, academic merit and entrepreneurial experience. You will receive a scholarship application upon acceptance if you qualify.

Location: San Mateo, CA


APPLY TODAY and make sure to reference Next Gen in your application for a $3,000 scholarship!

Alex Gordon