Its that time of year again. I recently received an email from one of my Advisors, Prof Connie L. McNeely, that the Dell Social Innovation Contest is calling for student social entrepreneurs and social innovators. This is a competition we have covered in the past and we always love seeing what ideas and entrepreneurs surface during the Univ. of Texas Austin/Dell Sponsored event. (Of course, campus entrepreneur Michael Dell is one of our Hall of Fame Members.)
From Sarah Krueger of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin,
The University of Texas at Austin and Dell are searching for student
social entrepreneurs to dream up ingenious ideas to change the world.
College students worldwide are invited to enter the 2010 Dell Social
Innovation Competition for a chance to win $50,000 to turn their ideas
into a new business or nonprofit with a mission to change lives for
The deadline to enter is March 1, 2010. Students can submit their
ideas online at http://www.dellsocialinnovationcompetition.com.
Along with students, citizens worldwide are invited to comment on,
vote for and discuss the ideas in the online community forum.