Maryland High School Business Plan Competition 2012


Application deadline


Competition Organizer

Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • High School - Local U.S.
  • iStart
Who's Eligible

Each member of the business management team must be a high school freshman, sophomore, or junior in the state of Maryland. 

Important Dates

Applications will be accepted until April 16, 2012. Entrants selected for the semifinal round will be asked to submit a full business plan by May 13, 2012. Finalists will be invited to the University of Maryland, College Park to present their business plans on June 9, 2012

Competition Prizes

Students will compete for $10,000 in cash and prizes. Awards will also include scholarships to the Entrepreneurship Essentials Online Program for High School Students. 

Other Info

Teams may invite members of the public, including classmates, friends, and family members, to vote online for their business concepts. The abstracts submitted in the first round will be posted on the voting site. Voting results will be a factor used to determine which teams will move on to the semifinal round, although it will not be the only factor used.