Darden-UVA Business Plan Competition 2011


Complete business plans due at time of entry.



Competition Organizer

University of Virginia's Darden School of Business

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible

To enter the Darden-UVA Business Plan Competition, each team must include at least one current UVA student (can be undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, or post-doctoral student), faculty, or staff member. UVA alumni and others are welcome to join teams as well, provided one member of the team is currently affiliated with UVA.

Important Dates

Business plan submissions are due by March 27, 2011. Finalists will be announced on April 8, 2011, and the final competition will take place on April 15, 2011.

Competition Prizes


  • First Prize:       $10,000
  • Second Prize:   $4,000
  • Third Prize:       $1,000
  • Fourth Prize:        $500


Other Info

Winners also receive guidance and mentoring by an advisory board consisting of Darden alumni, faculty, and others as appropriate.