Application

Lester Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurial Scholars Program
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

The application for 2020 is open until May 3, 2020 @ 11:59pm. Submit your application information and documents HERE.

Lesters Invite 2020

Documents to include with application:

Instructions:

  1. Filename of all documents submitted should be named using the following format: “lastname.firstname.document_title.date”
  2. Header/footer: be sure your name is listed in the header/footer of all your documents.

Documents:

  1. CV/Resumé
  2. Personal statement:
    • Please include the following information in your statement:
      • What makes you passionate about the subject?
      • Please describe your background. How will it help you with your idea?
      • Tell us about a time you experienced failure. Describe the history of the failure, what happened, and how you responded to it.
      • Any other pertinent information
  3. Letter of Recommendation
    • It is preferred the letter be from a person who can attest to your entrepreneurial spirit and work ethic.
    • Letter can be directly emailed to lesterscholars@austin.utexas.edu
  4. Entrepreneurial Proposal
    Please include the following information in your proposal:

    • Executive Summary
    • Describe the idea
    • What are the benefits/barriers?
    • What are the expected outcomes?
    • Is there intellectual property involved?
    • Do you have any funding already? What additional resources are needed (potential budget)?

Entrepreneurial Gateway Experience(s):
A gateway experience is not required, but is highly encouraged.  If you don’t have one of these experiences, provide any background entrepreneurial experiences you have with your application.

Business School Course
Internship at entrepreneurial/startup environments
Engineering School Course
Employment in entrepreneurial/startup environments
Employment at a Community Pharmacy
Other

Submit your application information and documents HERE.

 


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