Funding and Resources

Funding for internships, conferences, competitions, and social entrepreneurship

Funding for Internships, Conferences, Competitions & Social Entrepreneurship

Kellogg is fortunate to be able to provide funding for students to gain the experience and exposure they seek as well as to support social entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their impact endeavors.

School Year

Kellogg offers financial support for students aspiring to have a positive impact across industry sectors and functional areas. Funding for social start-up work for up to $5,000 per project phase is available to student social entrepreneurs during the school year. Additionally, Kellogg provides support for students and student teams engaging in social impact conferences, competitions and other endeavors. This financial support is made possible through a generous gift from Christopher and Courtney Combe.

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Kellogg offers several different financial support opportunities over the summer months, from funding for a new social venture to support for summer internships at nonprofit or social impact organizations or functions. Funding is available for up to $5,000 per student for a summer internship stipend/match. We will reimburse up to an additional $5,000 of business expenses to students working on a new social venture. Additionally, one student each year will be awarded the $30,000 NewDay Social Entrepreneurship Summer Award for a Chicago-based social startup.

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Upon Graduation

Kellogg is committed to providing funding to graduating students who pursue their passions by stepping into a nonprofit role or by launching new enterprises in the social impact space. Student teams who are awarded the Kellogg Social Entrepreneurship Award are awarded $70,000 for their start-up social enterprises. Additionally, graduating students or alumni in full-time nonprofit roles can qualify for student loan assistance.

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Email Trina Ntamere at after you complete your application.

Student Funding

Student Link to Apply for Funding