Student Innovation Scholars
  • Graduate Student Innovation Scholars – Pitch Event: L-R: Sheri Williams, Claire Vannelli, Tomi Nano, AbdulWahab Kabani, Gillian Mandich, Adam Paish, Lisa Cechetto (Executive Director, WORLDiscoveries)

  • 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 $1,500. Apply your discipline-specific knowledge and develop expertise in entrepreneurship, commercialization and knowledge transfer with hands-on training. Apply your knowledge. Apply today.

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 $1,500 award, one term of training and a certificate of completion

• Expertise in commercialization, entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer

• Training for up to three teams of three

How to apply

• Submit your CV, a 200-250-word statement of interest and a cover letter

• Supervisor's sign-off

• Submit your application to

Applications can be submitted now and are due by midnight on Sunday, December 9, 2018.

Interviews will be conducted the week of December 17.

The program is expected to start in January.