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Werth Innovator Application Deadline

Monday, September 27, 2021
12:00am – 11:59pm

Storrs Campus

Are you a first-year student who identifies with or is part of an underrepresented population within entrepreneurship such as, female, LGBTQ+, and/or BIPOC...


Has an idea or interest in entrepreneurship or is a founder? We are looking for curious, creative, explorative students to apply to become a Werth Innovator!

Become a Werth Innovator as a part of the next F3 cohort dedicated to developing new leaders within UConn’s entrepreneurial ecosystem! We create accessibility to entrepreneurial programs for students who are traditionally underrepresented within entrepreneurship and big technology, based upon race, gender, sexual identity, and/or ethnicity. As a Werth Innovator, you will have access to mentorship, skill building, a broad network of successful entrepreneurs and leaders and become a part of a unique community of people who build their entrepreneurial mindset. Werth Innovators develop leadership skills through unique experiences, activities and trips. Additionally, first-year students who join the F3 cohort will have the opportunity to propose and work on an impactful project during the summer of 2022 as a full time, 10 week paid $4k internship with ongoing opportunities and network growth. Successful participation leads to a $3k scholarship during sophomore year. Thank you for your interest! We look forward to reviewing your application. Questions? Visit or email; Leadership Programs Coordinator at The Werth Institute. Application Deadline is September 27th, 2021. No GPA requirement. Video submission required.


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