Harvard College Innovation Challenge 2011


Proposal submission deadline



Competition Organizer

Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Open to all Harvard College undergraduates. Teams should be primarily composed of Harvard College students, though teams may include additional student members from other schools.
Important Dates

Proposal submissions are due by January 30, 2011. Semi-finalists will be announced on February 10, 2011. The final Student Startup Showcase will take place on March 8, 2011.

Competition Prizes

Top awards in the Commercial Startups and Social Startups tracks will be at least $10,000. Top awards are reserved for teams led by first-years, sophomores and juniors. An award of $2,500 is reserved for senior-led winning teams

Other Info


Applicants to the Harvard College Innovation Challenge can submit plans for one of two tracks:

Commercial Startups (e.g. Facebook, SparkNotes)

Social Startups (e.g. Teach for America)