Mass. Student Entrepreneur Contest Looking for Applications

Contact: : Arlie Corday, WPI Media & Community Relations

WORCESTER, Mass. - Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Collaborative for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Department of Management will host the Third Annual Massachusetts Collegiate Entrepreneur Awards this spring. This competition, part of the North American Collegiate Entrepreneur Awards, is open to all Massachusetts undergraduate students who run and own a business.

The Massachusetts first-place winner will receive $1,000 and advance to the North American Awards, where he or she could win $10,000. The faculty member who nominates the Massachusetts award winner will receive $500.

To apply, students must complete an application, submit brochures, other promotional materials, two letters of recommendation and a faculty nomination. The deadline is March 3. For more information or to receive an application, call WPI at 508-831-5075 or e-mail ventureforum@wpi.edu.