DEADLINE EXTENDED- 2016 Paul and Elizabeth Montle Prize for Entrepreneurial Achievement

Welcome to 2016 Paul and Elizabeth Montle Prize for Entrepreneurial Achievement. Best of luck!

Who should enter?

The Montle Prize for Entrepreneurial Achievement is an annual competition that helps kick-start future leaders in the business and non-profit world. Paul Montle, a 1969 alumnus, created the award to commend outstanding Tufts students who demonstrate entrepreneurial skills.

In 2016, the amount of the prize is up to $40,000 and will be awarded to one recipient or divided among two or three at most. The competition is open to Tufts undergraduate and graduate students in the Arts Science and Engineering Schools.

Eligibility for the Paul and Elizabeth Montle Prize for Entrepreneurial Achievement

Applicants to the 2016 Montle Prize must have actively participating executive members in major roles who are one, or more, of the following:

  • Matriculated, degree earning Tufts University undergraduate student
  • Matriculated, degree earning Tufts University graduate student in the schools of Arts and Science or Engineering 
  • Applications for endeavors in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors will be considered.

Moral Obligation

Eligibility for this award is limited to students at Tufts University who have demonstrated entrepreneurial skills (either in profit-making or non-profit activities), and who accept along with the award, a moral obligation to return to Tufts later in life much more than they received in financial aid and educational benefits.


The Selection Committee may request that finalists make a brief presentation on November 30th from 11am-3:30pm - please make sure that you can be available during this time.

Winners Announced

Winners will be announced at the Tufts Entrepreneurial Awards Ceremony on April 6, 2017 and at the Tufts Academic Awards Ceremony.

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