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.

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.

2022-2023 Fellows

Meet the 2022-2023 Shaw Innovation Fellows.

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APPLICATION CLOSED: 2023-24 Shaw Innovation Fellowship Application

The Shaw Innovation Fellowship application for 2023-2024 closed on Friday, March 10 at 11:59pm EST for one of five positions and the opportunity to implement a transformative project. Applications are currently under review and the next cohort of Shaw Innovation Fellows will be announced in April.

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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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