Wallace Family Entrepreneurship Fund

By mmuise

Through the generous support of the Wallace Family Entrepreneurship Fund, students who have an enterprise idea and who are interested in starting a new venture, developing a new prototype, or applying innovative approaches to a particular product or service are encouraged to apply for a summer internship. Interns receive coaching and assistance from StFX staff and faculty mentors and engage in learning activities that help them explore and develop an enterprise venture.

Comments on Funding:

Funding will take the form of paid internships. The internships are worth up to $6,000 each or $10,000 for a team, for students enrolled in full-time study at StFX. The internships support full-time employment for StFX students for a 12 week period during the summer (April-July).

Deadline: February 10th, 2023

Applicants must:

  • be StFX students enrolled in any year of a full-time program;
  • have been enrolled in full-time studies in a degree program at StFX during the most recent complete academic term (prior to the application deadline);
  • students who have just completed their studies but have yet to graduate.
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. submit the application form;

3. pitch their ideas.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must submit:
1. the completed application form;
2. the new Venture title, description, and location;
3. StFX Student Grade Report in PDF.

Other Things to Note:

For the 2023 cohort, there are four (4) internships available via the Wallace Family Entrepreneurship Fund.

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