The Skandalaris Center offers several educational competitions that provide funding to social and commercial ventures.

 Click on a competition below to learn more:

Business Plan Competitions at the Skandalaris Center

Competition

Who is eligible to participate?

Undergraduate Students Graduate Students Postdocs Faculty Staff Alumni Community

WashU Patent Challenge

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LEAP Inventor Challenge

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Global Impact Award

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Skandalaris Center Cup

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Social Enterprise and Innovation Competition

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We encourage participants to attend our inclusive Washington University Startup Training Lab (WU-STL) to help with their deliverables throughout the process.  Teams will also be invited to attend competition-specific workshops that we will announce as the competitions progress.