Apply to the Institute
Scholars are expected to perform professionally in the classroom as well as serve the Cougar community. Specific commitments that will be asked of you:
- Enroll in and complete the “Technology Ventures” course (Engr 401) in the spring.
- Participation in a set of “on-campus” activities to include lectures, interviews, and experiences in local businesses and research laboratories organized by the Harold Frank Engineering Entrepreneurship Institute the week following the end of the spring semester.
- Participation in a set of activities in the San Francisco Bay Area the second week following the end of the spring semester. The program will provide travel expenses, housing, and meals.
- Participation in an internship in industry (if available) between the end of the Silicon Valley trip and the week before school begins in the fall.
- Return to the WSU campus before school starts in the fall in order to be available for planning activities the Friday before school starts.
- Enroll in the following two-semester capstone classes the fall of your senior year based on your major:
- ChemE/BioE – Bio_Eng 410/411
- Other Engineering majors – Engr 420/421
- Other Majors (Murrow, Carson) – Entrp 485/486
For your participation in the on-campus and San Francisco summer programs and the academic year activities, you will receive a $2,500 scholarship. One third will be distributed each semester of the three-semester sequence.