Watson Institute at Lynn University understands that to solve the toughest challenges facing the world, we must equip the next generation with the necessary tools, network, mindset, and courage to unleash a lifetime of impact. Watson Institute at Lynn University is recruiting the pioneer class who will:
Earn their bachelor’s degree in as little as three years while building a venture
Experience courses based on Watson’s award-winning methodology
Connect with a powerful network of mentors and social entrepreneurs including Jerry White, a leader of the Nobel Prize-winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines; Tom Chi who helped invent Google Glass and the self-driving car; and Erin Schrode, the youngest person to run for U.S. Congress
Be part of a transformative group of aspiring social entrepreneurs from around the world
Gain experience solving real social, economic and environmental problems, a global network of mentors, and lifelong friends
Students will go through their education as a close-knit cohort, collaborating with future leaders from all over the world. What they have in common is grit, idealism and a drive to leave the world better than they found it.
Seed Funding: Watson scholars have access to a pool of seed funding through stellar participation, completing challenges and investing in the student community.
Scholar trip: Watson’s weeklong series of challenges and workshops from thought leaders in a new location.
Funder Week: An intensive week focused on fundraising for-profit and non-profit ventures led by real impact investors and foundation heads-themselves-seed funding is awarded to the strongest non-profit proposals at the end of the week.
Summit: The culminating event in which students pitch their ventures to a packed crowd of supporters, partners, mentors, funders, family and friends
Generous financial aid is available, with the potential for a full-paid tuition scholarship.
The application is open to Individuals who possess:
High school graduate as of August 2018
Ability to show a deep commitment to a social, environmental or economic issue
DEADLINE: April 1, 2018
To apply and for more information visit here