Rice eXperiment Fund Grant

LILIE RICE EXPERIMENT FUND FOR ALL CURRENT STUDENTS

The Rice eXpirement Fund offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to apply for seed funding – giving students the chance to explore their entrepreneurial endeavors and scale their early-stage ideas while at Rice. No matter what stage you are at with your venture, or what time of year you need funding, RFX if a rolling resource for our founders across campus.

Awarded recipient(s) can use the funds for the design, research, and growth undertakings that will turn their ideas into reality. Along with Lilie’s variety of resources to scale your entrepreneurial knowledge in the classroom, tap into mentorship from our alumni network, and fund the development of their prototype, RFX aims to further engage and expand Rice’s student entrepreneur ecosystem.

THE HIGHLIGHTS

 

WHO CAN APPLY?

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate Rice University students.
  • Any major or discipline is welcome to apply.
  • Students can apply individually or as part of a team. There is no limit to the size of your team.
  • All applying individuals and team members must be in good academic standing.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Click HERE to submit an application.
  • Download this template to include the names, details, and contact information for all team members.
  • Provide short explanation of your idea, the problem you hope to solve, and how the funding will help you better understand the target market and solution.
  • Create an estimated, line-item budget for the funding needs your venture.
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We will follow-up within 2-3 weeks.

What are some examples that RXF could support?

 

Have other ideas, needs, or not sure if you qualify? Let us know! Reach out to Caitlin.bolanos@rice.edu with any questions.