Nominations for Deshpande Symposium Awards Now Open

Nominations for the 2021 Deshpande Symposium Awards are being accepted now.  

The Deshpande Symposium Awards recognize outstanding accomplishment in areas that promote innovation and entrepreneurship on college and university campuses. The awards also celebrate individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field; those who, with their home institutions, demonstrate excellence and serve as role models for others. In addition, the Awards Committee may also recognize programs or institutions that show potential and innovation in their approaches, where appropriate, with the Rising Star Award.

The Deshpande Symposium Awards shine a spotlight of recognition on the leaders and institutions championing and supporting innovation and entrepreneurship. We encourage you to use the links below to submit your nominations. Please help us shine the spotlight on the stars and exemplars of innovation in higher education and entrepreneurship.

Applications are due by March 30th.

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