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Yale Prizes Application for Mentorship Deadline

Announcing a mentorship opportunity to support students planning to apply for one of Startup Yale’s four prizes, designed to generate world-changing ideas from Yale students around health, education, environment, equality, sustainability and technology.  Applicants who submit their mentorship applications by 11:59pm on Jan. 31 will be paired with a mentor/industry expert to help guide them through subsequent stages of the Startup Yale application process, increasing their chances of success.



Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education: This $25,000 cash prize is awarded by InnovateHealth Yale to the best student-led venture focused on social innovation in health or education.

Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize: The Sabin Prize, managed by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, awards cash prizes totaling $25,000 to students and/or faculty with the best ideas for products, services, projects, or programs that advance a more sustainable way of life.

Miller Prize: The Miller Prize is a $25,000 entrepreneurship prize from the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale for a student venture with a tech or tech-enabled service startup.

Aetna Foundation Prize for Health Equity Innovation: The Aetna Foundation Prize for Health Equity Innovation is a $25,000 cash prize awarded by InnovateHealth Yale with the support of the Aetna Foundation to the best student-led venture focused on developing a technology solution to address a health disparity challenge.