Watson Institute Scholarships

      • Western Union Foundation Fellowship Program 2023

      • The Western Union Foundation Scholarship is a venture and leadership accelerator program for entrepreneurs and community leaders from extremely marginalized, refugee, and forcibly displaced populations worldwide. This virtual and global program is intended to provide these next-generation entrepr ... read more and apply
      • Ford Fund Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurs 2022

      • The Ford Fund Fellowship is a virtual program designed to equip 25 advanced social entrepreneurs with the skills, resources, and experience to scale the ventures and community initiatives they are building. Each Ford Fund Fellow will learn advanced skills in entrepreneurship and leadership, garne ... read more and apply
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Watson Institute is a place where next generation entrepreneurs and leaders can find their community, discover their calling, and accelerate their careers. We provide the tools, network, mindset, and courage for the next generation to solve the toughest challenges facing the world, launch successful careers, and lead impactful lives.

Watson Institute has locations in Boulder, Colorado, at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, and at Universidad Francisco Marroquín (UFM) in Guatemala City, Guatemala. We are now building partnerships with innovative institutions of higher education in the US and globally.

Watson Institute’s 294 Scholars and Alumni from 69 countries have raised over $100 million, created over 1,000 part or full-time jobs, and impacted 5 million people around the world through initiatives they help lead.

Watson alumni have been selected to Y Combinator, the Echoing Green Fellowship and five have been named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 lists. Alums continue their education at Harvard University, New York University, and Princeton University, among others. Read more about Watson Institute’s scaling strategy in this recent Stanford Social Innovation Review article: The Intel Inside Higher Education.