The Shaw Innovation Fellows program aims to support the research of USM students who are passionate about tackling societal, economic, and environmental issues in the 21st century.

Please scroll down to learn more about the Shaw Innovation Fellowship Program as well as the application process.

2023-2024 Fellows

Meet the 2023-2024 Shaw Innovation Fellows and find out about their research projects.

Shaw Innovation Fellows Present at Thinking Matters

On April 21, 2023, our 2022-2023 Shaw Innovation Fellows and Promise Scholars showcased their research at USM’s Thinking Matters Research Symposium.

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About David Shaw and the Shaw Innovation Fellowship

The Shaw Innovation Fellowship was established with support from entrepreneur and USM alumnus David Evans Shaw ’76G, ’15H, and the Shaw family, for the purpose of supporting students passionate about elevating their educational experience through research driven by innovation, entrepreneurship, and exploration to solve problems.

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Connect with the Shaw Innovation Fellows

A cornerstone of the Shaw Innovation Fellowship program is the cohort model. Fellowship groups, past and present, maintain an active LinkedIn presence. Learn more about their projects, the societal and environmental issues driving their work, and join the conversation on the USM Shaw Innovation Fellowship LinkedIn page! (External site, login required.)

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