EO Dallas to Host Local Competition for Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Now Accepting Applications
Dallas Student Entrepreneur Finalist to Attend National Competition in Miami
DALLAS - (EINPresswire via NewMediaWire) - October 13, 2015 - Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Dallas is hosting the Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards (GSEA) local qualifying competition on November 16 at SMU Cox School of Business. GSEA, a program of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), is the premier awards program for student entrepreneurs. GSEA provides students the opportunity to form lasting relationships with students and the VIP entrepreneur judges. Over the years, participating students have gone on to create thousands of jobs and generate millions in revenue.
Eligible students must currently be enrolled as an undergraduate student of a recognized college or university. Additionally, students need to be primarily responsible for the operation of a for-profit (revenue generating) business that has been operating for no less than six (6) consecutive months. The applicant’s business must have minimum revenue of $500. Students may apply by filling out the online application, due by November 2.
Upon review of the applications, selected students will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to present their business and entrepreneurial journey in front of a panel of entrepreneur judges. The winner of the Dallas competition will compete at the national level in Miami on February 11, 2016. The winner of the national competition will attend the GSEA Finals in Bangkok to compete with the world’s top student entrepreneurs and have a chance to win over $150,000 in US cash and donated business services.
“GSEA is a prestigious program offering student entrepreneurs the support and guidance to be tomorrow’s business leaders,” said Jessica Nunez, chair, EO Dallas GSEA. “We’re eager to meet the students who are not only studying entrepreneurship, but living it. We look forward to hearing their entrepreneurial journeys and providing them with tools they need for future success.”
The application deadline for the EO Dallas qualifying competition is November 2. For more information about the competition, please email GSEA@EODallas.org.
About the Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards
As the premier global competition for high school, undergraduate and graduate students, the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) represents more than 1,700 of the prominent student entrepreneurs from more than 32 countries. Built on a mission to inspire students to start and grow entrepreneurial ventures, GSEA brings global visibility to pioneering student business owners. Since 1998, the GSEA, a program founded at the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University, has honored outstanding students who simultaneously attend university full-time while running their own businesses. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) took on leadership of the GSEA in 2006 to offer student entrepreneurs access to a global network of mentors, resources and connections from the most influential community of entrepreneurs in the world. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s GSEA is generously supported by Thomas Franchise Solutions. To nominate a student entrepreneur or to get involved, go to www.gsea.org and follow GSEA on Twitter at @EO_GSEA.
About the Entrepreneurs’ Organization
The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global business network of more than 11,000 business owners in more than 131 chapters and 48 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO enables small and large business owners to learn from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life. The organization’s vision is to build the world’s most influential community of entrepreneurs, which aligns with its mission of supporting entrepreneurial education and engaging entrepreneurs to learn and grow.