EO GSEA is proud to present the 2019-20 NJ Regional Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA)
Competition on January 31, 2020
Hosted by:  Newark Venture Partners

Apply at gsea.org

WHAT

A global competition for students with entrepreneurial minds, a growing business, and a desire to connect, the GSEA Awards offers chosen applicants exposure and networking opportunities with top entrepreneurs in their respective fields 

APPLY

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Select USA-New Jersey

WHY

Winners will receive mentoring opportunities with the New Jersey Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), cash prizes, and a chance to compete in the national finals, and ultimately the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards in Cape Town, South Africa

APPLY

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awards

ENTER TO WIN $1,500 CASH

1ST PLACE WINNER GOES TO US National Competition GSEA
in Silicon Valley, California February 10-12, 2020

(US National Champion goes to Cape Town, South Africa in April of 2020 with students from 50 other countries to compete to be Global Champion)

2ND PLACE $500 CASH

Customized Financial Plan with Tupler Financial

Value $3,500

Brand Workshop with Nick Kraus of Kraus Marketing, Lunch & Learn on Marketing Analytics with Joel Kraus of Kraus Marketing

Value $5,000

6 months of Office Space & Conference Room at one of Eastman’s properties

Value $10,500

Legal work for IP – Intellectual
Property Law with Myers Wolin

Value $2,500

MORE AWARDS PENDING

WHERE

Application Deadline: January 28, 2020

Competition Date: January 31, 2020

Location: Newark Venture Partners,
1 Washington Park, 7th
Floor,
Newark, NJ 07102

APPLY

Apply at gsea.org/apply
Select USA-New Jersey

ELIGIBILITY

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.

2018-2019 Winner

Kwaku Agyemang

2018-19 New York Student Entrepreneur of the Year
Rutgers University

2017-2018 Winner

Sarah Pomeranz

2017-18 New York Student Entrepreneur of the Year
Rutgers University

APPLY

Apply at gsea.org/apply
Select USA-New Jersey