Students & Alumni
Students just like you started their NFTE journey with no idea where they’d end up. Now they’re successful entrepreneurs and innovators.
Listen to some of their stories
NFTE alumni are college and career-ready, prepared to thrive in the innovation economy
That’s because NFTE makes learning fun and engaging. Students learn relevant, practical skills they can put to use in the real world.
NFTE can be life-changing.
See what recent program alumni say.
“Without NFTE, I would not have grown a love and passion for entrepreneurship and I would not be an 18-year old woman with my own business.
—Kelsey Johnson, NFTE Los Angeles Metro
“Through that NFTE program I found myself, my confidence, my voice, and my passion!”
—Jennifer Morales, NFTE Washington, DC Metro
“NFTE propelled me to pursue the goal of becoming the founder and CEO of my own athletics apparel company. I cannot thank NFTE enough. This program truly changed my life for the better.”
—Darren Dort, NFTE Newark/New York Metro
Opportunities for NFTE Alumni
NFTE is proud to offer the Founders Forum and Showcase (The Forum) this year October 2021 – March 2022. The Founders Forum and Showcase (The Forum) is a unique opportunity to assist NFTE alumni with viable startups. The goal of this program is to provide an opportunity for NFTE entrepreneurs to continue to advance their business in a variety of ways – connecting Founders with potential funders. There is an opportunity to compete for a portion of a $10,000 capital investment pool at the Founders Forum Showcase! APPLICATIONS ARE DUE SEPTEMBER 30, 2021!
With the unprecedented health and economic challenges posed by COVID-19, Scholly is stripping their normal requirements about using the winnings towards tuition or debt and opening it to everything — so it can now be used towards tuition, debt, groceries, or other necessities. Every single eligible person who applies to this fund AND opens an Aspiration savings account will receive $10 free, regardless of whether you receive $1,000 in cash assistance.
American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) offers a variety of professional development and networking opportunities. Internships at AYPF are paid and are substantive in nature, and interns are integral members of the team. Interns will engage in a variety of activities, including researching and analyzing data, writing fact sheets and summaries, and helping to update information Hubs and blogs on AYPF’s website. For the foreseeable future, the internships will be remote.
See what you can do with entrepreneurial mindset!
Here are just a few of the many businesses that have been founded by NFTE alumni.
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