EO GSEA is proud to present the 2020-21 NJ Regional Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA)
Competition Virtual on January 29, 2021
Application Due by January 16, 2021
Hosted by:  Virtual Competition

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

Apply at gsea.org/apply
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 Spring 2021

APPLY

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

awards

ENTER TO WIN $1,500 CASH

1ST PLACE WINNER GOES TO US National Virtual Competition.
Scheduled for February 2021

(US Nation Champion goes to the International Competition in Spring 2021 with students from 50 other countries to compete to be Global Champion)

2ND PLACE $500 CASH

Every GSEA student winner will receive complimentary access to join the. Startup Grind Student Program

The Startup Grind Student Program offers connection to peers, mentorship, and opportunities to attend virtual events with curated content geared toward early founders and student entrepreneurs. EO will host two of these events.)

Legal work for IP by 
Intellectual Property Law with Myers Wolin

Value $3,500

Employment Law/Advice by Nukk-Freeman Cerra, PC

Value $3,500

Logo Designed by The S3 Agency

Value $10,000

2 hour Coaching Session by Hal Levenson of Trilogy Partners

Value $3,000

Build a Saleable Company by Strategic Exit Advisors

Value $4,500

Three (3) Hours of CNC Machine Time & Consulting on CNC Machine by LEM Plastics

Value $3,500

6 months of Office Space & Conference Room at Eastman’s 23 Vreeland Rd

Value $10,500

WHERE

Competition Date: January 22, 2021

Application Due: January 16, 2021

Location: Virtual on Zoom

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

Applicants may not be one of the top seven finalists from any previous yearʼs GSEA Global Finals Competition

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.

2019-2020 Winner

Sarah Pomeranz

AT US Nationals –  a top 3 finalist

2018-2019 Winner

Kwaku Agyemang

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

2017-2018 Winner

Sarah Pomeranz

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

APPLY

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