The Next 36

The Next 36:  Western is an official Academic Partner of this unique educational program, in which 36 high potential students are selected from across Canada and all academic disciplines to participate in building their own business venture. For seven months, selected students receive mentorship from some of Canada’s top business leaders, up to $50,000 from leading venture capitalists, and academic instruction taught by world-class faculty from Ivey, Rotman, Harvard, MIT, UBC and others. 

The call for applications to the 2016 Cohort of The Next 36 is now open to exceptional student entrepreneurs. The program is open to undergraduate and masters students under 30, who have either graduated within the past year or are in their final two years of study. The final application deadline is October 20, 2015. FAQ and other background information can be found online.
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