What are some competitions and prizes that have cash awards?

MIT students can check out the resources section on Orbit to see which competitions and prizes apply to them.

In addition to resources on campus, there are also many grants and competitions that award money. Here is a partial list in no particular order.

  • VentureWell E-Team
  • Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
  • Collegiate Inventors Competition
  • BMEidea
  • Rice Business Plan Competition
  • HelloTomorrow Challenge
  • Unite for Sight GHIC Innovation Prize
  • Hult Prize
  • MassChallenge


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