The Lally School of Management & Technology was founded in 1963 as an integral part of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, America's oldest technological university. Building on Rensselaer's world-class facilities and leadership in science and engineering, Lally is dedicated to advancing business through innovation. Lally offers graduate, doctoral and undergraduate degree programs in management, and an executive MBA program.
The Lally Innovation Competition aims to encourage innovators to generate ideas and spur economic development. Lally welcomes entries from prospective MBAs who have strong imaginations and a passion for innovation, along with an interest in transforming their ideas into reality. Entrants must be applicants to the Lally MBA Program. Winners will be chosen by a panel of Lally School faculty, alumni, and regional entrepreneurs. A public online vote will also provide a component of the final award decision.
Competition entries will be accepted in four rounds. The second round which just opened up, began on December 21rst, and will remain open for idea submissions through Feb 15, 2010. All entrants must be applicants to the Lally School MBA Program. The winner will be chosen by a panel of Lally School faculty and regional entrepreneurs. Members of the general public will also have a chance to vote online for the various entries, and this vote will serve as a component of the final award decision.
Winners will receive a tuition scholarship for the Lally School's MBA Program worth up to $60,000. The total amount of the scholarship award will depend on the strength of the candidate's MBA application. In addition to receiving a prestigious tuition scholarship, winners will receive mentoring and support to develop their ideas at Lally.
Deadline for entries is Feb. 15, 2010.
Entries will be accepted online, and competitors may also review the entry requirements online at: http://www.lallymbacompetition.com/