* Deadlines vary for each location
Deadline: February 24, 2023 00:00 CET*| Apply here
Eligibility: you must be an undergraduate or graduate college/university student with a company: operating for at least 6 months with at least US$500 in generated revenue or US$1,000 in investment.
Location: Various locations worldwide
Global Student Entrepreneur Award 2023
The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university.
Nominees compete against their peers from around the world in a series of local and national competitions in the hope of qualifying for the Global Finals.
Supporting student entrepreneurs
Are you a #studentpreneur looking for an opportunity to accelerate your success? Compete, learn, grow and unlock your potential with GSEA!
GSEA supports student entrepreneurs who require much-needed mentorship, recognition and connections to take their businesses to the next level of success.
Competitions occur throughout the calendar year, with the GSEA Global Finals in June!
How do the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards help student business owners?
- Feedback and mentorship from successful entrepreneurs.
- Refined storytelling. Going head to head with other business owners and answering tough questions about your business from our judges helps you improve your pitch skills as a student entrepreneur and enhances your ability to communicate the value proposition of your business.
- Expanded networks. You will meet other student entrepreneurs from around the world, as well as Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) members and our honored guests.
- Media Exposure. You will receive local and national media attention for yourself and your business with season one of Start it up amassing 1.5 million views alone.
- Prizes. The total value of all prizes, gifts and services for all student competitors at the GSEA Global Finals is nearly half a million dollars.
- At the Global Finals, students compete for a total prize package of US$100,000 in cash, with first place receiving US$50,000. Second place receives US$20,000 and third place, US$10,000.
Interested in applying for the Global Student Entrepreneur Award 2023? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.