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March 7, 2019

CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholarship – Now Open!

The CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholars internship program is now accepting applications!  Students can spend Summer quarter working as interns with UW faculty-led start-up companies, seeking to transfer research to real-world applications.  Participants will build upon their strengths and learn about intellectual property and entrepreneurship through hands-on teamwork with an emerging company.


Each Innovation Scholar will receive a $5,000 scholarship and earn course credit.


Students with backgrounds in art, biology, botany, business, chemistry, civil & environmental engineering, computer science & engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, microbiology, linguistics, neuroscience, physics, public health, psychology, speech & hearing sciences, statistics, visual communications, web design and more should apply.  Ten different internships are available this year, across a broad spectrum of engineering, health sciences, and natural sciences.

WHAT: CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholars

WHEN: Summer 2019 (June 24 – August 23)

EARN: $5,000 and course credit

DEADLINE: Monday, April 8 at midnight



Students from all three campuses are invited to apply. All internships will be at/near the Seattle campus.  Only degree-seeking UW undergraduate students are eligible (students graduating in Summer 2019 or later are eligible; Winter or Spring quarter graduates are not eligible).  This program is made possible by CoMotion and the Mary Gates Endowment for Students.

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