[EXPIRED] Young Entrepreneur Contest @ GSEA

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The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), hosted by Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), is gearing up for the 2018-19 Regional NYC Competition in November. For students based in the New York metropolitan area, the GSEA Regional Competition offers chosen applicants exposure and networking opportunities with top entrepreneurs in their respective fields. Deadline to apply is October 1, 2018. Visit gsea.nyc to learn more about the NYC regional competition or contact the NYC event coordinators at help@gsea.nyc

What is GSEA?

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university. EO GSEA supports student entrepreneurs who require much needed mentorship, recognition and connections to take their businesses to the next level of success. Learn More 


  • Students from the surrounding New York area can apply to the EO GSEA Regional NYC Competition

  • Businesses must have generated US $500 or received US $1000 in investments at the time of application

  • Applicants may not be one of the top seven finalists from any previous year’s GSEA Global Finals Competition

  • The age cap for participation is 30 years of age

  • Students must be enrolled for the current academic year in a university/college as an undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application*

  • Applicants must be the owner, founder or controlling shareholder of company and principally responsible for its operation; each company can be represented by only one owner/co-founder

  • Businesses must have been in operation for at least six consecutive months prior to the application

Part-time enrollment is acceptable; *Graduate students are eligible to apply only if they have continually enrolled in a university following their undergraduate degree and not left school to work on their business or to seek other employment. Exceptions can be made for students who have taken up to 12 months break before beginning their postgraduate education.


Application Deadline

October 1, 2018

Applications are open. Apply now


Competition Date

November 2018

Exact Date/Time/Location TBD

Haley Smith