Entrepreneurship Scholars

The Kauffman Foundation funds a series of programs and initiatives designed to support the overall goal of advancing the study of entrepreneurship.

By assisting talented young scholars in their efforts to earn their Ph.D., encouraging early-career research, and recognizing ground-breaking research, the Kauffman Foundation is encouraging the best and the brightest to focus their academic careers on entrepreneurship. These individuals will go on to teach and research entrepreneurship throughout their careers.

In addition to funding scholarly research that helps us understand the role of entrepreneurship in society and its policy implications, the Foundation has established these programs that provide support and recognition to each career level of an academic professional:

What's New in Entrepreneurship Scholars

2017 Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowships: Top Scholars Wanted

With holiday breaks coming up, this is a great time to nominate a deserving colleague, peer, or friend for the Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research (KJFF). While the nomination period is open for about a month and a half more, as soon as a nomination is submitted the nominee can begin to work on his or her application. We also check in with some of our Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellows to see what they're up to.Read More >