Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Competitions, Awards, & Prizes from Ashoka U

  Win a Trip to Ireland: Submit Excellent Undergraduate Papers, Projects, or Reports Just finished an excellent paper (or know a student who has written one)? No extra work required: Submit your ‘A’ paper to the Undergraduate Awards (UA). Award winners for the new social innovation category will be brought to the UA Summit in Dublin, Ireland for a three-day networking…

Apply for reSET’s 2013 Social Enterprise Challenge

Call for Applictions: reSET’s 2013 Social Enterprise Challenge We are excited to announce the opening of applications for reSET’s 2013 Social Enterprise Challenge! Once again this year, reSET will recognize entrepreneurs launching or operating viable, sustainable, and socially responsible businesses that improve the community, create jobs, and demonstrate the possibilities created when both profit and purpose are pursued at the same time. Winners will receive…

Grant Opportunity // Mini Grants from NECSF

MINI-GRANTS New England Campus Sustainability Forum » Mini-Grants Grants are available to students to: Foster students’ interest and participation in campus sustainability efforts Prepare students, as important stakeholders of an institution’s sustainability, with an understanding of how to raise awareness for campus sustainability through implementing a campus-wide project Encourage students at under-resourced institutions, minority-serving institutions, and…

Hartford Business Profiles PCSE-Sponsored Water Dispenser Competition

Check out the full article here: “College commencement ceremonies are accompanied by weekend long events, thousands of visitors, and consequently a great deal of waste. In response, colleges and universities across Connecticut are taking steps to make their graduation ceremonies as environmentally friendly as possible. Wesleyan University in Middletown, in the midst of a yearlong…

Wes alum offers $25k for your startup // deadline May 14

This just in from Josh Levine ’12: Have an idea that’s been keeping you up at night? Ready to transform it into a reality? This summer, Downtown Project will make investments of $25k into six very early stage startups, and one of them could be yours! For three months we will bring together founders, a…

Enrichment Grant: Oladoyin Oladapo ’14

Oladoyin Oladapo ’14 was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. This funding allowed her to get private training in HTML and JavaScript, which she will use in her entrepreneurial endeavors. Read Ola’s story below, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about our Enrichment Grants. ************************************************************** PCSE: Why…

MiddCORE Leadership and Innovation Summer Program at Sierra Nevada College

Middlebury’s MiddCORE at Sierra Nevada College is a four week summer program for undergraduates and recent graduates that will change your life. This mentor-driven experiential learning program builds skills, creates opportunities and expands networks for tomorrow’s leaders and innovators. Wesleyan students (including graduating seniors) can apply for a Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Enrichment Grant…