Welcome to the Lightspeed Summer Fellowship application for 2019!  We are thrilled about your interest in spending the summer as an entrepreneur.  Before proceeding, please make sure you understand the strict eligibility requirements.  We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to complete the application. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Teams of 2 to 4 people may submit applications as a team. We do not accept teams of one.

  2. Each team must include at least one person who was a full-time student (graduate or undergraduate in Engineering or Computer Science) in the 2018-2019 academic year.

  3. All team members who receive the Fellowship funds must work in our office in Menlo Park, California full-time for 10 weeks during the summer. This year the program will run from June 17th to August 23rd.

  4. If ANY of your team members change after the application deadline, you will be required to apply again.

  5. At least half of your team must be studying in an accredited university or college in the United States or Canada.

Application Deadline - We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis so we encourage you to apply as soon as you're ready. We expect to accept most teams between January and February.

  • Applications open: November 19th, 2018

  • Applications close: February 15th, 2019

  • Decision Notification: Within 4 weeks of application submission

    • Teams selected to interview will be notified by March 15th.

    • Teams selected to participate will be notified by April 29th.

      • NOTE: If you need an earlier decision due to a pending summer offer, please let us know and we will try our best to accommodate.

Should you have any questions, please email Saqib E. Awan at summerfellowship@lsvp.com  

NOTE: You will not receive an email confirmation when you submit an application.  We are working on rectifying this.