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The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School is pleased to offer annual fellowship awards to PhD students whose research relates to entrepreneurship in their dissertations. Each academic year, the program awards up to four students with a fellowship of $5,000.
2016 Fellowship Recipients
Xiao Cen PhD '20
My research work is at the juncture of entrepreneurship, household finance, and financial technology.
Dana Kanze PhD '19
My research interests lie in applying behavioral insights to understand variations in funding and growth outcomes for early stage ventures.
Alessandro Piazza PhD '18
In my dissertation, I explore an important yet under-investigated topic: the transition from entrepreneurship to angel investing.
- A cover letter that summarizes your research interests and why you think it is relevant to entrepreneurship.
- Your CV.
- Copies of any paper you have written that relate to entrepreneurship. For projects that are still not complete, please provide a tentative abstract and a proposed timeline.
- The Faculty Sponsor sheet (see below), signed by your faculty sponsor.
- Submit your proposal as a single pdf file to Olivier Toubia, Faculty Director of the Lang Center (email@example.com)
Proposals due by September 20, 2017.
Winners announced at the Entrepreneurial Research Showcase Event in October 2017.
Winners present their research in a research showcase event in spring 2019.
- Awards will be given as additional stipend. There are no restrictions on how the funds might be used.
- Half of the amount of the awards will be distributed upon the announcement of the winners, the other half after the presentations in the research showcase.
- Only students in their second, third, or fourth year PhD students may apply. Priority will be given to students from Columbia Business School.
- Applicants must have a tenure-track faculty sponsor for their proposal.
- Recipients will be selected based on the quality of their research and its relevance to entrepreneurship.
If you have any questions, please contact the Lang Center Faculty Director, Olivier Toubia, Glaubinger Professor of Business: firstname.lastname@example.org.