Restricted Submission Alternative: VentureWell College Grants

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Vanderbilt College might submit one proposal for the VentureWell College Grants Program.

VentureWell is in search of proposals for areas that may assist the rising era of inventors and innovators and the I&E ecosystems essential to their success. VentureWell College Grants present as much as $30,000 for as much as three years (overhead not allowed) to assist fund and assist school with revolutionary concepts to create new or rework present programs and packages to assist college students develop novel, STEM-based innovations and achieve the mandatory entrepreneurial abilities wanted to convey these concepts to market.

Focus areas embody:

  • Common (science- and technology-based) entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable know-how (new supplies, clear tech, inexperienced vitality and chemistry innovation)
  • Local weather change options (know-how to mitigate and/or adapt to local weather change), particularly applied sciences that assist communities most impacted by local weather change
  • Biomedical and well being care innovation
  • Info know-how innovation
  • Know-how that addresses poverty alleviation and fundamental human wants

Profitable school grant proposals will embody these parts:

  • A deal with know-how entrepreneurship
  • Experiential studying by doing, and inventive approaches to fixing real-world issues
  • The formation of scholar groups centered on know-how innovations with constructive social and/or environmental impression
  • A supportive entrepreneurial ecosystem for scholar groups to pursue commercialization
  • A plan for sustained institutional change and the continuation of the course or program after VentureWell funding
  • Inclusion of school and mentors with a variety of backgrounds and experience to assist college students, particularly college students from underrepresented teams

Grantees will actively take part in a group of observe designed to attach school from minority-serving Establishments, in addition to those that self-identify as a member of an under-represented group. These peer-to-peer conferences will assist grantee efforts to combine I&E practices and methodologies into their proposed course or program curriculum.

Sponsor webinars

There will likely be two webinars provided by the sponsor. Discover extra info and register for the webinars right here.

See the tips for extra info.

school ought to go to to submit an utility for the interior LSO competitors and to seek out extra details about the chance. The deadline for the interior competitors is Oct. 2, 2020.

Any questions on this chance or the LSO course of could also be directed to


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