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Students who have participated in Design Studio programming and have a desire to deepen their understanding of and experience using human-centered design should apply to be considered for the Columbia Entrepreneurship Design Fellows Program.

If accepted into the program, students will spend their first semester as a Design Scholar, learning techniques and expanding their knowledge of design thinking from Designer-in-Residence Adam Royalty and Design Lead Joseph Heritage. Exceptional Design Scholars may be invited to become Design Fellows for the following semester.

As a Design Fellow you will learn how teach workshops across the University, see how the studio team to creates curriculum, coach teams, and be a part of the vibrant and growing design community at Columbia. As a Fellow, to support this educational experience, you will receive a grant in your second semester.