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A springboard for your entrepreneurial career.


Do you dream of starting a business? Or playing a contributing role in a dynamic startup?

Our 15 month Fellowship Program offers post-secondary grads the opportunity to develop entrepreneurial leadership skills through full-time employment and training.

Gain valuable work experience in fast-paced Canadian startups. Boost your confidence, adaptability and connection to the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Application Process & Deadlines

We’re looking for recent grads who embrace our values and are ready to accelerate their entrepreneurial career. The Fellowship Program will propel you in the right direction, and connect you with a nation-wide community.

Applications reopen in the Fall for 2021.

Check your eligibility first:

  • Graduate(d) between Fall 2018 and Spring 2020.
  • Hold a post-secondary degree or diploma.
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada.
  • Available and ready to begin full time employment no later than May 2020.
  • Available to attend Fellowship Training Camp at Queen’s University in June 2020.

Please note above eligibility requirements are for Applications for 2020 Cohort.   Applications for 2020 have now closed.

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How it works:


Submit an Application Form


Invitation to Video Interview

Our focus is to get to know you better to determine that all important fit.


Invitation to our Selection Event

Wrap up our application process by putting your skills to the test with a series of individual and group challenges at this in person, day long event.


You’re in! Gain access to the VFC Job Board and Connect Events.

Connect online and in person with Partner Startups from across Canada who are looking for candidates just like you! 


Attend Fellowship Training Camp

Hosted at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON our Training Camp provides you with the skills you need to hit the ground running. 


Ongoing Training

Our Fellowship Roadmap helps you continue to develop and grow with access to customized LinkedIn Learning, online and in person training. 



We end things with a bang; celebrating all that you’ve accomplished over the past 15 months, with a Fellowship Graduation in each region!

Want more info?

Download our Fellowship FAQ Guide to learn more.
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Adnan Hajar Ajit Joseph Alexandra Noguera Aryan Eftekhari Ashley Nguyen Avner Coutinho Ben Tees Benjamin Palmer Brandon Whelan Brenden Zwicker Brose Hagerman Carlos Velazquez Chaitanya Bajaj Chris Cameron Connor Frankenberger Dale Strickland David Tang David Oladejo Deedee Iwegbu Eli Lusty Emma Logan Emma Scott Emmanuel Byiringiro Evelyn da Silva Fareeha Salahuddin Francine Tsou Grant Ruffinengo Hannah Sholtz Jenna Quong Jesse Boudreau Jibin Sebastian Jordan Bezanson Joseph Lamptey Josh Young Karim Fagir Kirsten Hinlopen Kunj Patel Kyle Haas Kylie Ito Luke Scott Luke Krapez Manu Agnihotri Maria Cordoba Mateo Peralta Matthew Young Max Manglal-Lan Michael Patenaude Mikaela Friedrich Mikhail Peabody Mohamed Moustapha Nadim Dabbous Natalia Ramirez Natalie York Nick Rodrigues Nicole Plant Nina Backa Nyosha Valaei Oriana Cordido Peace Amike Raghad Nasser Rayhan Memon Renata Harton Ryan Dickson Saif Murtaza Samuel Gan Sarah Singh Sarah Whelan Sendujan Rajalingam Senewa Sena Shaishav Kumar Keshri Shitangshu Roy Siavash Ghazvinian Sofiya Gulam Spencer Pieczonka Tracy Tran Ushpreet Mehta Victoria Chambers William Forsey Yasir Iqbal

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