Opportunity Corps

Applications are now open for the 2023 Opportunity Corps program for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math and for Black and African American entrepreneurs.

The UNeTech Institute and Bio Nebraska are accepting applications for Opportunity Corps: Women in STEAM, a ten-month education program focused on entrepreneurship and leadership development that matches women academic and industry professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math with women mentors in those subject areas. The program, a partnership between UNeTech and Bio Nebraska, is funded through a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Opportunity Corps: Women in STEAM focuses on a different subject each month, with a one-day educational workshop session featuring STEAM industry experts and leaders from the community, as well as one-on-one mentoring sessions with the mentors each month. All fellows who complete the ten-month program are paid a stipend of $500.

And new this year, UNeTech is also accepting applications for Opportunity Corps: Bell-Jewell, a ten-month education program focused on entrepreneurship and leadership development that matches Black and African American entrepreneurs with Black and African American mentors. The program, a partnership between UNeTech, Nebraska Enterprise Fund, and Collective Futures Design Lab, is funded through a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Opportunity Corps: Bell-Jewell focuses on a different subject each month, with a one-day educational workshop session featuring Black and African American experts and leaders from the community — led by UNeTech staff, and Jamel Hamilton and Katherine MacHolmes — as well as one-on-one mentoring sessions with the mentors each month. All fellows who complete the ten-month program are paid a stipend of $500.

The 2023 program, in its second year, will begin in February and run through November. The deadline to apply is January 6, 2023.

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Applications are now open for the 2023 Opportunity Corps program for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math and for Black and African American entrepreneurs.The UNeTech Institute and Bio Nebraska are accepting applications for Opportunity Corps:...

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