Executive summaries due
- Competition Organizer
Milken Family Foundation; University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
- Submission Date
- Business Plan Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)
- Competition Category
- Graduate - All U.S.
- Undergraduate - All U.S.
- Business - All U.S.
- Specialized Industries
- Who's Eligible
Any individual 18 or older who is NOT a University of Pennsylvania or Graduate School Education staff member, administrator, or other employee.
This competition encourages applications in every conceivable educational setting – from early childhood through corporate/adult training, in settings and contexts anywhere in the world. Submissions can address issues of curriculum, instruction, educator professional development, assessment and evaluation, collaborations, learning design, technological innovations, learning/school support tools, and more.
- Important Dates
Executive summaries are due on December 12, 2011. All participants chosen to advance as semi-finalists must submit a full business plan by March 16, 2012. Finalists will be announced by May 4, 2012, and will present in the live competition on June 19, 2012, in Philadelphia.
- Competition Prizes
First overall business plan prize: $25,000
Second overall business plan prize: $15,000
Startl Prize for Open Educational Resources: $25,000
American Public University System Prize: $25,000
- Other Info
In evaluating business plan submissions, the judges will consider the importance of the educational problem, the creativity and feasibility of the proposed solution, and the potential for widespread impact.