Join the Community

Membership is semesterly. Applications for the s2020 (Spring 2020) batch open in February.
*Currently, only enrolled undergraduate or graduate students at the University of Maryland are eligible for membership.


Founders Track

Apply with your venture to the Startup Shell Founders membership track. Join a fast-paced startup community of other founders with unique ventures. Get industry and alumni mentors, access to a collection of resources to grow your venture, and participate in an assortment of community events.

Fellows Track

Apply as an individual with any skillset to the Startup Shell Fellows membership track. Join our community of entrepreneurs and innovators, build your portfolio and strengthen your skills by working with Startup Shell portfolio companies. Also, get access to Shell's resources and mentors.