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/or national competitions in hope to qualify for GSEA Finals.
In Switzerland, the competitions will be held in Zurich on 11 January. The national organising team invites students to submit their registration for the 2018/2019 awards. Applications will stand the chance to meet other student entrepreneurs from around the world, EO members and its partners.
Winners in the national final will compete against other winners from all over the world. The global final will take place in Macau, China. The winners will receive a prize package of US$25,000 in cash and a total value of over $40,000. This includes a travel and lodging expense paid trip to compete in the Global Finals. Second place will receive US$10,000 and third place will receive US$5,000. Projects with a high Social Impact, Innovation, and Lessons from the Edge will be awarded additionally.
The award is designed for undergraduate, graduate students, college or university students who own and operate a business for at least six months are eligible to compete.