The Fadell Scholarship
Thanks to a generous gift from Tony Fadell and Danielle Lambert, we are helping to support the entrepreneurial pursuits of undergraduate students at the University of Michigan that will benefit them throughout their careers.
"Learning by doing is the only way I know how to learn."
iPod inventor, iPhone co-inventor,
Nest founder, and Future Shape principal
2020 Scholarship Recipients
Business Administration | Class of '22
“Danielle Lambert and Tony Fadell’s kind and gracious support of my education and entrepreneurial goals has widened the opportunities before me."
Computer Science | Class of '21
“This award motivated me toward following the entrepreneurial path right after graduation. It feels great to be supported and makes me want to work even harder.”
About the Scholarship
Tony dedicates his time to fostering entrepreneurial ecosystems beyond the Silicon Valley scene. This financial scholarship will help provide the resources to show students that entrepreneurship can, and should, happen everywhere.
Tony and Danielle want to support students with entrepreneurial spirit and give them the opportunity to focus on creating world changing innovations:
“We know the best ideas come from diverse teams with individuals from different backgrounds, experiences, educations, and nationalities. We want to foster the entrepreneurial ecosystems beyond the Silicon Valley scene and believe this financial scholarship will help provide the resources to show students that entrepreneurship can, and should, happen everywhere.”
Application for this scholarship is open each winter semester to two undergraduate students participating in the Entrepreneurs Leadership Program at the Center for Entrepreneurship. This scholarship gives preference to students who are first generation or immigrants to advance their academic careers and contribute to innovation on a global scale.