Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition 2011


Competition Organizer

Foster School of Business

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - All U.S.
  • Undergraduate - All U.S.
  • Social Entrepreneurship
Who's Eligible
Undergraduate and graduate students from any academic institution worldwide
Important Dates

Applications are due by November 4, 2010. Finalist teams will present their business plans at GSEC Week February 14-18, 2010.

Competition Prizes

The grand prize winner will receive a cash prize of $15,000. Two other specialized prizes of $10,000 and $7,500 will also be awarded.

Other Info

This competition combines a business plan contest with the challenge of creating a sustainable idea that addresses a real-life problem. Applications will go through two rounds of reviews before the semi-finalists are announced and invited to attend GSEC Week in February.