Big Ideas@Berkeley Social Entrepreneurship Competition 2011


Entry deadline 


Competition Organizer

The Big Ideas@Berkeley Initiative

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
  • Social Entrepreneurship
Who's Eligible
This competition is open to all UC Berkeley students. Undergraduate student involvement and multidisciplinary teams are strongly encouraged.

Students must propose a new or expanded collaboration with a non-profit or social enterprise, describing both the rationale for the partnership and short-term and longer-term opportunities. 
Important Dates

Entries must be submitted by March 7, 2011. Awards will be announced sometime in April 2011.

Competition Prizes

A total of $30,000 in cash prizes is available.

Prizes will be awarded only if there are high-quality submissions and are expected to be used as scholarships or to support the proposed activities

Other Info

The Social Entrepreneurship Competition is one of the competition categories that makes up the Big Ideas@Berkeley annual contest, which has 16 different categories and gives away over $300,000 in prize money.