This annual conference is for students, university professionals, topic experts and celebrities who gather to discuss and develop solutions to pressing global challenges. As a prerequisite of attending, students develop their own Commitments to Action. Students selected by the foundation to attend the annual meeting are eligible for financial support.
Arts Business Competition
This campus-wide competition encourages new thinking and innovative ideas, and provides support for student-driven projects. Entrants will develop and submit a thorough proposal for an arts event, exhibition, series, commercial venture, or other artistic project.
WiscAMP Excel Program
This six-week program is for undergraduate students in the first or second year of their STEM major. Students receive a $3,000 stipend for participating in the program, including a module on entrepreneurship and innovation.
Civil & Environmental Engineering Innovation Competition
The Innovation Competition is open to undergraduates majoring in Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) or Geological Engineering. Projects should be focused on developing new materials, technologies, and solutions within various areas of the CEE department.
The Transcend Madison Innovation Competition is a student-led effort open to any degree-seeking UW–Madison students or recent alumni who are interested in creating their own ventures. Winners share in substantial cash prizes.
WSB Entrepreneurial Training Program
This grant-based program is presented in cooperation with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to qualified applicants. Includes: BizSmart Training for Entrepreneurs, one-on-one consulting and expert business plan review.