Watson Semester Accelerator
The Watson Semester Accelerator is a program for college students, recent graduates, and gap-year students with an early-stage social venture/project and a passion for social impact.
The Fall 2021 Watson Semester Accelerator program will be offered in a hybrid format with both in-person and virtual participation options. The in-person format is available only to those based in the U.S. and will be limited to twelve Scholars. Admissions decisions will be made on a rolling basis. U.S. based individuals are encouraged to apply early to secure an in-person spot.
The deadline to apply for the Fall 2021 program: June 1st, 2021
The program takes place between August 23 and December 10, 2021
Venture Founder Track- The Venture Founder track is for students who are founders or co-founders of a venture or project. The Venture Founder may collaborate with a Free Agent track student attending the same cohort.
Free Agent Track- The Free Agent track is for students looking to join a venture or project and are prepared to contribute in significant ways to the team. Free Agents join a Venture Founder’s team at the beginning of the cohort.
Please contact Miranda Williamson, Director of Search for Watson Institute, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have about the application process.