Watson University Seeks Applicants for Entrepreneurship Program
Watson is a new university model in Boulder, CO for student innovators and entrepreneurs aged 18-23. Watson University is seeking applicants for a new program which brings promising young leaders from around the world, and puts them through a degree-bearing incubator, where they start and advance businesses or organizations aimed at alleviating some of the world’s most urgent social and environmental challenges.
The program includes short master courses from the world’s foremost leaders, entrepreneurs, and thinkers. Students receive intensive mentorship as well as training in the entrepreneurial skills of empathy, creativity, resilience, grit, bootstrapping, team building and fundraising.
Students are trained by a list of Master Course Teachers, which include a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, the inventor of Google Glass (and self driving car), a Time Magazine Hero of the Planet, the COO of the most successful US presidential campaign in history, among many others. In just 2.5 years, students can walk away with a full BS degree in Entrepreneurship.
The program includes four full-ride fellowships:
1) The Enlight China Fellowship
A full ride scholarship to one promising next generation social entrepreneur from greater China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan).
2) The Robin Luff Peace Fellowship
A full ride scholarship to one promising next generation social entrepreneur working to promote and usher in peace around the world.
3) The Watson Middle East Fellowship
A full ride scholarship to one promising next generation social entrepreneur from the Middle East.
4) The Enlight Women Fellowship
A full ride scholarship to one promising next generation social entrepreneur working to increase access and quality of education for women and girls around the world.
Watson University aims to develop the next generation of Gandhi’s, Mother Teresa’s, Mandela’s, and Aung san Suu Kyi’s. Are you one of them? Apply online through their user-friendly application form. Final deadline: Nov 1.