Application Process: Applications open Nov. 11, 2019. Application Deadline is April 30, 2020.
- Applications must be received by midnight on April 30, 2020 to be considered.
Final Notification of Admission: May 8, 2020
Applicants are notified of admission or rejection on a rolling basis, with final notification to all applicants by this date. As there are a limited number of spots, the selection committee must receive a signed commitment letter within one week of acceptance.
VEP Phase I: May 26 - June 29, 2020
Self-study curriculum and business concept development.
- Applicants must successfully complete this phase to be eligible for Phase II.
VEP Phase II: July 18-25, 2020
- "Boot Camp" at UTC – delegates arrive in Chattanooga on Saturday, July 18and depart on Sunday, July 26.
VEP Phase III: August - December 2020
- Follow up mentoring, business development support, and online peer-to-peer networking.