Competition seeks big ideas from student innovators

2018-11-14 11:00:00 2018-11-14 12:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Competition seeks big ideas from student innovators

Win up to $10K for your Social Innovation

Funding | Resources | Mentorship | Recognition

Big Ideas, a yearlong program that fosters the development of early-stage student-led social ventures, is accepting pre-proposals for the 2018–19 competition. This contest is open to UCSC Extension students.

MORE ABOUT BIG IDEAS
One of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious social impact contests, Big Ideas provides up to $300,000 to students each year for their groundbreaking initiatives. Armed with the training and seed funding provided by Big Ideas, student teams have gone on to secure over $150 million in additional funding for their for-profit, nonprofit, and hybrid ventures. Several teams from UC Santa Cruz have been among the past winners of Big Ideas.

Three-page pre-proposals are due by noon PST on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.

Online UCSC Extension Silicon Valley events@ucsc-extension.edu
How To Apply

   Start Date :

11/14/2018 - 11.00 AM

   End Date :

11/14/2018 - 12.00 PM

   Location :

Online

   Instructors :

Parul Wadhwa, UCSC Innovation Ambassador

   Cost :

0

Win up to $10K for your Social Innovation

Funding | Resources | Mentorship | Recognition

Big Ideas, a yearlong program that fosters the development of early-stage student-led social ventures, is accepting pre-proposals for the 2018–19 competition. This contest is open to UCSC Extension students.

MORE ABOUT BIG IDEAS
One of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious social impact contests, Big Ideas provides up to $300,000 to students each year for their groundbreaking initiatives. Armed with the training and seed funding provided by Big Ideas, student teams have gone on to secure over $150 million in additional funding for their for-profit, nonprofit, and hybrid ventures. Several teams from UC Santa Cruz have been among the past winners of Big Ideas.

Three-page pre-proposals are due by noon PST on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.

Additional Info :

If you're interested in learning more about the Big Ideas Contest, you can:

  • Contact Parul Wadhwa, UCSC Innovation Ambassador to chat about your social innovation.
  • Visit BigIdeasContest.org.