The Student Innovation Fund supports students looking to advance an early-stage idea or project. Individual students can apply to the Student Innovation Fund for up to $500 for any of the following that are related to innovation and entrepreneurship:
Any other necessary costs to move forward with an innovative idea or project
Please note: Your team must include at least one full-time Yale student who is enrolled in a degree-granting program at the university. Funding cannot be used to pay individuals for their time as a stipend, wage, to conduct research, or to pay for living expenses.
Applications are accepted at any time during the fall and spring semesters, and are reviewed weekly. The Student Innovation Fund shares a common application with the Student Catalyst Fund, which awards grants of up to $3000 to help students take projects to the next level.