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The University of Missouri Student Entrepreneur of the Year

For Entrepreneurial Innovation at the University of Missouri

Criteria for Nomination and Selection


  • This award is to honor University of Missouri students who have demonstrated innovativeness, originality, and entrepreneurial spirit in the development of processes, products, or technologies of commercial potential and/or of benefit to the University of Missouri.
Number of awards and award amount
  • $2,500 will be awarded to the top finalist(s). The finalist(s) will be recognized at the President's Award Dinner on June 22, 2017.
Who may be nominated?
  • The nominees must be full-time, undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at the University of Missouri during the fall semester 2016. Individual students or teams of students may be nominated.
Selection Committee
  • Representatives from each campus will be appointed by the provost.
Timeline for awards
  • Call for nominations: October 3, 2016
  • Nomination deadline:December 12, 2016
  • Announcement of Awardee: March 13 - April 21, 2017

Click HERE to download the Nomination Form

Reviewed 2016-12-07.