Apply to become a Scholar

The Roadmap Scholars program welcomes the most driven & innovative early-stage startup founders to apply for acceptance into our next Roadmap to Entrepreneurship course, a weekend of strategic entrepreneurial education taught by Andrew Weinreich. The program is competitive, merit-based, & free.*

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All Roadmap Scholars Receive

Roadmap Course

Admission to the Roadmap Course

A ticket to the next course providing our comprehensive startup roadmap & templates

Join a community

Founder Support Network

Support & lasting connections with an elite group of early-stage founders to help navigate any roadblock

Expert Connections

Introductions to our sponsors to address startup legal, accounting, and other needs

Technology Giveaway

$10,000 in server credits provided by our technology sponsor, DigitalOcean

Social Media Promotion

Personalized Promotions

Social media posts to announce to the world what you’re building

As Featured On

Sponsored by

Factors We Consider

You’re a founding member of your team, preferably a CEO.
You have a talented & passionate team bringing your vision to life.
You have a game-changing startup idea described in a deck or writeup.
You solicit a strong recommendation that supports your entrepreneurial aspirations.
You want to develop a well-rounded knowledge of entrepreneurial disciplines.
You’ve completed a minimally viable product or significant product milestones.

Application Guidelines

We accept 1 person per team. Teams must fill out a single application & note who will attend.
Your application is considered for the deadline by which we receive all materials.
Recommendations should be less than 3 paragraphs. Submit via this form.
Confidential materials should not be submitted.
Late submissions will not be considered.

Don’t wait — apply early

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we encourage entrepreneurs to apply as early as possible for a chance to attend. For the last event, we accepted approximately 1 in 4 founders from the early applicant pool and 1 in 8 founders from the regular applicant pool.

1 out of 4 early applicants were accepted
1 out of 8 regular applicants were accepted

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Roadmap Course: NYC

Date: September 19-20th, 2015
Location: Goodwin Procter LLP
Cost: Free*

Early Admission:

Deadline: July 31st at 11:59 PM
Notified by: August 14th*

Roadmap Course: NYC

Date: September 19-20th, 2015
Location: Goodwin Procter LLP
Cost: Free*

Regular Admission:

Deadline: August 24th at 11:59 PM
Notified by: September 7th*

*All accepted Roadmap Scholars must pay a $35 processing fee within 3 days of acceptance to guarantee their place in the program.

Have questions?

Join our Roadmap forum to meet founders & get answers.
Read our course FAQ to get answers to commons questions.
If you still have a question, contact us and we’ll be in touch.

Bring the Roadmap course to your city!

We’re bringing the Roadmap Course to founders around the world. Once we receive enough requests, we’ll plan an event in your city.

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