How to participate:

Who is eligible?
All undergraduate students who are enrolled at least half time during the fall and spring semesters of the 2018-19 academic year are eligible to participate.

Student Teams
Students will be formed into teams based on their applications and interests.

Program Mentors
Each student will be provided two faculty mentors: one expert in the health-related problem and one expert in entrepreneurship & innovation.  These two mentors will serve as guides throughout the First Step Experience.

Funding
Each team will be eligible for two rounds of funding.  All teams will be provided with funding for “problem definition”.  Teams that win the Fall Problem Pitch will be provided funding for concept generation.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 3rd, 5pm