Student Innovation Scholars
  • Graduate Student Innovation Scholars Go Virtual: The Fall cohort will be done completely online. Applications open June 1.

  • Graduate Student Innovation Scholars

    Graduate Student Innovation Scholars: Add value to your graduate degree & research...

Graduate Student Innovation Scholars

Looking to add value to your graduate degree and to your research? Join Western’s cohort of Graduate Student Innovation Scholars! Receive a participation award of $500. Apply your discipline-specific knowledge and develop expertise in entrepreneurship, commercialization and knowledge transfer with hands-on training. Apply your knowledge. Apply today.

All workshops and lessons for Fall 2020 will be done virtually.

What you bring

• Current Western graduate student

• Evidence of teamwork, creative thinking and presentation skills

• Any translational research, commercialization or entrepreneurship experience

What we offer

• A $500 award, one term of training and a certificate of completion

• Expertise in commercialization, entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer

• Training for up to four teams of three

• Prizes for the teams with the best business plan and best pitch

How to apply

• Fill out the application form and submit your CV, a 200-250-word statement of interest and a cover letter

Applications can be submitted from Monday, June 1 and are due by midnight on Wednesday, July 15, 2020.

Interviews will be conducted in late July/early August and the program will start in September.