CMU Undergraduate Innovation Scholars - Application Deadline April 3

Career Presentation

The Innovation Scholars program fosters innovation and entrepreneurship and seeks to increase the number of successful startup companies initiated by or involving Carnegie Mellon University’s undergraduate students.

Scholars complete a two-year program integrating

  • academic coursework
  • work experience in a startup company
  • networking
  • mentorship — given as well as received

This selective program attracts the next generation of innovative thinkers and doers.


  • $6,000 stipend to work on your own startup over the summer
  • $1,200 grant to explore startup companies during the “SV Trek” in January 2021\\
  • Individual mentoring • Special invitations to events
  • And more!


  • Current second year students in the second semester in ANY school or college at CMU
  • Two-year program commitment (Junior and Senior year)
  • Successful completion of one intro entrepreneurship course
  • Attend weekly Proseminar meetings
  • Commitment to be a mentor to future Innovation Scholar students

APPLY :  Application Deadlne - Friday, 3 April 2020