We will be accepting applications for cohort 4 in January 2024.

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The AltFinance Fellowship powered by MLT will introduce students to investing and operations and tap into their entrepreneurial spirit—key elements of a career in the alternative investment industry.

The alternative investment industry is an exciting form of finance outside the traditional system. It provides access to leverage a greater portion of capital and asset classes and an opportunity to enter a growing part of the global economy. The AltFinance Fellowship provides fellows with a personalized roadmap, skills building, and connections to be competitive in a career in the alternative investment industry.

This multi-year fellowship is open to rising sophomores and juniors attending AltFinance HBCU partner institutions. Students with a 3.3 GPA or higher are considered most competitive.

Fellows will receive:


funds to ease the financial burden on students. For Sophomores, the scholarship is up to $10,000 and up to $15,000 for Juniors and Seniors.

One-on-One Coaching

personalized advice and mentorship

Career Roadmap

preparation for a buy side career

Custom Curriculum

development of hard and soft professional skills to succeed in the alternative investment industry


intensive active learning and networking/relationship building


knowledge about firms and insights directly from practitioners