Student Innovation Scholars
  • Graduate Student Innovation Scholars Go Virtual: The Winter cohort's program will be done completely online. Applications open Nov 2.

  • 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 Winter 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. In your letter of intent explain why this program is a good fit for you and your career plans and in your cover letter explain why the selection committee should select you as an applicant.

Applications can be submitted from Monday, November 1 and are due by midnight on Monday, November 30, 2020.

Interviews will be conducted in December and the program will start in January.