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Daniel Rosebud and Anthony McGinty, 2023 Truist Foundation Fellowship powered by Watson Institute

Luisa Romero, 2023 – 2024 Western Union Foundation Fellowship powered by Watson Institute

In partnership with leading corporations and foundations, Watson Institute powers transformative Fellowships for highly promising entrepreneurs and leaders, primarily from historically disenfranchised backgrounds.

Watson Institute’s
Impact Fellowships

Each Fellowship Includes:

  1. Award-winning entrepreneurship and leadership training
  2. Committed mentorship
  3. Venture development stipend
  4. Life-long Alumni community

Laila Jewayni, 2022 – 2023 Western Union Foundation Fellowship powered by Watson Institute

Corporate and Foundation Partners

The BMO Fellowship: An accelerator for sustainability focused entrepreneurs.

A Global Community Of Watson Alumni


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people impacted

Watson Institute’s Alumni have been selected to Y Combinator, the Echoing Green Fellowship and 9 named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 lists. 99% of Watson Institute Alumni use a skill they developed at Watson Institute and 59% of Alums stay in touch with their Mentors up to 10 years after graduation (our oldest Alums).

Watson Institute’s 3,600+ Alumni are based in 27 US states and 81 countries across the globe.

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