The Adams Apprenticeship is a first-of-its-kind program impacting the entrepreneurial careers of UNC students and alumni.

Now accepting applications from Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Challenge Grant is Open

We are pleased to announce that the John and Patricia Adams Family Foundation has offered a matching challenge grant of up to $30,000 per year to fund entrepreneurial treks to New York and San Francisco. 

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The Adams Apprenticeship is a life-long network of students and successful UNC alumni committed to developing transformative entrepreneurial careers as founders, funders, and growth executives.

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Spring ScHeDULE 2018

  • Mondays from 5-8 pm: Ted Zoller's Entrepreneurs Lab Course
  • Jan 20: All day orientation/co-curricular 1 for new cohort at Launch Chapel Hill (306 W. Franklin, Suite F)
  • Feb 9: Adams Forum and Gala at the Carolina Club
  • April 4: Co-Curricular 2 "Prepping for the SF Trek " and breakout with coaches at Launch Chapel Hill from 5-8 pm
  • April 19 and 20: San Fran Entrepreneurship Trek
  • Summer: Student internships and pod coach meetings


Meet the 2017 Apprentices 

The 30 students in the Class of 2017 consist of undergrads and graduate students from across the University of North Carolina.  After an extensive interview process, they were selected as UNC's high potential entrepreneurs.

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Thanks, The Adams Team