Watson Institute Semester Incubator

Applications Due: 15.4 2019. Program prepares next-generation innovators and social entrepreneurs to launch social ventures and unleash a lifetime of impact.

Open to college students and recent graduates with an early-stage social venture or project. Participants complete their Watson experience as a study away/abroad from a home university, gap semester before attending university, or as a ‘pre-career’ semester after their undergraduate degree.


  • An experiential scholar trip where the cohort travels to learn more about themselves and their classmates
  • Shared, fully furnished and equipped apartment-style rooms with kitchens
  • Access to co-working spaces around town
  • Gym membership
  • Living within walking distance of lively downtown Boulder and within feet of dozens of hiking trails

Scholars complete the program at Watson Institute’s campus in Boulder, Colorado. The Institute works with students on an individual basis regarding credit transfers back to their home institutions.

General Information

Tuitions and Financial Assistance