Brown Private Equity and Alternatives Fellowship

Brown Private Equity and Alternatives Fellowship

Through the generosity of our Advisory Board Member, Jeffry P Brown, and his wife, Kristin, the Fink Center has proudly hosted the Jeffry and Kristin Brown Distinguished Private Equity and Alternatives Fellowship since 2015.

Eligibility & Requirements


Applications are now closed. Applications for the 2024-2025 cycle will be made available in Fall 2024.

About the Fellowship: The Brown Fellowship has been established to augment the resources available to the most dedicated and ambitious students pursuing private equity education at Anderson. Fellows receive a nominal fellowship award and access to networking opportunities.

Open to All MBA, EMBA and FEMBA students 

Who Should ApplyStudents who currently work in or have had prior experience in private equity. Applications will also be considered from students who possess relevant technical backgrounds and work experience that would allow them to successfully pivot to a career in private equity (e.g. background in investment banking and/or consulting, or work in financial modeling/accounting that focused on PE or M&A).

Application Components:

  • Complete short-answer questions about your background and career goals, and how they relate to the fellowship program 
  • A copy of your current resume

Applicants selected for the final round will be invited to interview with a panel consisting of the program administrators and past fellows. 

Selection Criteria: Fellows will be selected for their passion and potential for private equity, academic accomplishments, and commitment to giving back to the program by staying involved and mentoring future fellows. 

Questions about the fellowship program can be emailed to the Fink Center at