Competition Information Session for Hult Prize to Be Held Sept. 27

Students interested in learning about the Hult Prize can attend  an information session (and decorate a fall cookie) on John P. Monahan Plaza on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

The Hult Prize is an annual competition geared toward creating and launching compelling social entrepreneurship ideas. The competition gives students an opportunity to be creative and gain global leadership experience.

St. Thomas will send one team to the regional competition in San Francisco, all expenses covered. The Hult Prize at St. Thomas is open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) regardless of major/minor or area of focus.

To be considered, review the challenge (which will be released Sept. 28), form a team of three to four students and pitch an idea (a five-minute presentation and three-minute Q&A session). Team applications are due Nov. 2, and the St. Thomas competition will take place in McNeely Hall on Dec. 7 at 3 p.m.

St. Thomas will provide additional Hult Prize help sessions, which are led by MBA students and community leaders on:

  • Nov. 2, Al and Brenda Iversen Hearth Room, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Nov. 9, Al and Brenda Iversen Hearth Room, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Nov. 16, LIB 108 (Leather Room), 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Nov. 30, Al and Brenda Iversen Hearth Room, 4:30-6 p.m.

The top three teams at the St. Thomas competition are eligible for $18,000 in scholarship prizes.

For more information, contact