The Thiel Fellowship gives $100,000 to young people who want to build new things instead of sitting in a classroom.
Two years. $100,000.
Some ideas can’t wait.
Founded by technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011, the Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program for young people who want to build new things. Thiel Fellows skip or stop out of college to receive a $100,000 grant and support from the Thiel Foundation’s network of founders, investors, and scientists.
01 A different path for everyone
02 Freedom to get stuff done
03 Their network is yours