Creating cultural & social impact through entrepreneurship
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2017 PRAXIS ACADEMY
WE BELIEVE THE FUTURE OF CULTURE DEPENDS LARGELY ON THE WORLDVIEW OF THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENTREPRENEURS.
Applications Are Open Through April 1, 2017
When: July 31 - August 4, 2017
Where: Los Angeles, CA, on Biola University's Campus
What: Academy is our week-long intensive, led by founders and thought leaders, centered on a vision for redemptive entrepreneurship.
Praxis Academy exists to equip the brightest of tomorrow's makers and leaders through exposure to a diverse pool of successful founders, key theological and cultural learning, and a high-caliber peer community.
If you're a student interested in attending we'd enjoy learning more about you through the application process and hope you'll apply today! It's also a pleasure to receive nominations from our trusted community; we've met many great candidates this way.
Early Decision: 11/7/16 - 2/1/17
Open Round: 2/2/17 - 4/1/17
*all applications close at 11:59pm Pacific Time on the given date
We place significant emphasis on personal interaction, intimate settings for serious conversations, and custom-fit programs tailored to each student's specific interests, questions, and talents.
Academy students build life-long relationships with a curated community of like-minded peers from around the world. Academy students also connect to the broader Praxis community, which includes Praxis Fellows - over 125 entrepreneurs who have been through a Praxis Accelerator - the Praxis Core Team, Venture Partners, and Praxis Mentors.
Praxis offers a unique perspective on application; we focus on synthesizing multiple inputs and developing a personal point of view.
WHO IT’S FOR
We’re looking for exceptional individuals that are:
WHAT ACADEMY STUDENTS GET
Our aim is to provide participants with the vision, knowledge, relationships, and opportunities needed to begin a career of entrepreneurship in business, nonprofits, and social enterprises alike. We provide:
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Our hope is to make Praxis Academy accessible to all students, through an extremely high-value program and a number of available scholarships.
2017 Program Fee: $995
RESERVING YOUR SEAT
Through the generous support of donors and University Partner Schools, we are excited to provide thousands of dollars in scholarship to help students attend the Academy each summer. There are two main scholarship options:
We highly encourage students to think entrepreneurially about funding their program fees prior to applying for a scholarship, as it's an essential skill for entrepreneurs to build. We've seen previous students make creative online campaigns, write proposals to their schools, both private and public, and pitch to relatives, or create small businesses all to fund their way to Academy.
THANKS TO OUR HOST: BIOLA UNIVERSITY & THE CROWELL SCHOOL OF BUSINESS