If you have an idea for a business and are enthusiastic about entrepreneurship, the FedEx Institute wants you.

The FedEx Institute Entrepreneurship Fellows program will develop entrepreneurial potential and leadership skills through hands-on experiences, networking, mentoring, and educational programming.

Fellows will receive a stipend of $3,500 each semester they are enrolled in classes and are actively working on their startup.

Applicants must be full time students with GPA of at least 3.0 and 60 earned credit hours by the start of the program.

Application must be returned by October 15, 2014 to Kevin Boggs at or FedEx Institute of Technology, Suite 303. 

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At the FedEx Institute of Technology, we support three combined initiatives which enhance the University of Memphis' ability to affect the economic growth of our region.


Technology Commercialization

We invest in and protect promising innovations by university researchers and license valuable intellectual property to local and national companies.

Firouzeh Sabri

Corporate Engagement

We introduce business leaders to the university's research capabilities and encourage corporate collaborations with faculty that nurture the local technology innovation ecosystem.



We help students and faculty develop their own high-growth companies and provide resources, mentors, technology and physical space.


fit kids

Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Tennessee Health Foundation presented a check to the university for the 2nd year of funding for the launch of FITKids.

This web-based tool helps parents reduce their children's risk of obesity by making healthy changes. FITKids was developed through the support of the FedEx Institute.



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