The Resurgence cleantech accelerator is powered by Deep Tech Ventures at the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.


The Resurgence Fellowship program offers a limited number of fellowships to University of Chicago students and provide them with an opportunity to support innovation and business development in the clean energy and sustainability space. Student fellows will work with startups participating in Resurgence, the Polsky Center’s cleantech accelerator program, to support key aspects of business development. The fellowship application is open to all students at the university, provided that they have interest and experience in one or more of the following business areas:

  • Financial modeling and projections
  • Customer discovery
  • Market opportunity assessment
  • Investor readiness, including data room staging

Fellows will also be introduced to investors, innovators, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs working in industries relevant to cleantech.


Interested students should submit the online application no later than midnight CT on Sunday, February 25, 2024.

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