Innovation Scholars

Innovation Scholars is supported by the National Science Foundation through a grant from the Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program.

Participants will learn best practices for innovative, team-based entrepreneurship through the I-Corps curriculum of Lean Launch and Business Model Canvas. This semester-long format provides real-world, hands-on learning experiences.


Open to all students and postdoctoral fellows at the University of South Alabama

Also open to approved partner institutions: Bishop State, Spring Hill College, University of Mobile


Create a virtual product, develop your own early-stage idea, or utilize existing technology.

Engage industry to identify knowledge gaps between a technology concept and a market-ready product.


Partner with faculty and entrepreneurial mentors to learn the art of customer discovery through hands-on, real-world, team-based learning.

Teams receive up to $2500 in support.


Begins Spring Semester 2018

Orientation January 4-5, 2018

Meets Mondays 3:30-5:30pm