George Washington University Business Plan Competition 2012


Application deadline


Competition Organizer

George Washington University

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


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

At least 50% of the members on each team must be George Washington University alumni, currently enrolled students, or faculty. At least one member of each team must be a currently enrolled George Washington University Student. 

Businesses must not be more than 2 years old and must have gross sales of less then $200,000. 

Important Dates

The final application deadline is January 30, 2012. Applicants that are selected to move on to the next round must submit a written business plan by March 19, 2012. Eight teams will be selected as finalists on April 3, 2012. The finalists will present their business plans to the judges on April 13, 2012

Competition Prizes

1st place prize: $25,000

2nd place prize: $10,000

3rd place prize: $4,000

4th place prize: $1,000

Best Undergraduate Team (only teams with at least 50% undergraduate members are eligible): $10,000