Enter today and you could win a year's free mentorship plus cash prizes and more!

GSEA is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business.

Enter The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards London 2024

Submissions for 2024 are now open! Compete against peers from around the world in a series of local and national competitions to qualify for the GSEA Finals!

Ready to connect to a support network of 17,000+ like- minded leaders across 75 countries?

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The GSEA London UK Champion will be awarded the following prizes:

A spot in the GSEA London UK Champion, with the opportunity to advance to the regional European finals. If successful, you'll then compete against your peers from around the world at the Global Finals, where you could win a cash prize of $50,000
One-year of free access to EO London UK events and workshops from EO Accelerator Programme 2024/2025;
1-1 mentorship with EO member, Andre R. Coutinho, EO UK GSEA Chair for one year;
Videography services to showcase the student’s business;
Support from the EO London UK chapter entrepreneurial community;
Cash Prize of £500
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You must:
- Be a graduate student that has 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 one academic year off before beginning their postgraduate education.
- Operate a business for at least six months prior to the application with generated revenue of US$500 or US$1,000 in investment/backing;
- Be an undergraduate or graduate student (secondary/high school students are not eligible);
- Be 30 years old or under.


London Finals will be held at UCL BaseKX.


London Finals will take place on the 1st February 2024.
Closing Date Is Fast Approaching! Applications for London finals must be submitted by the 12th January 2024.

Is this for me?

GSEA is run by The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a global network of 17,000+ entrepreneurs focused on business growth, personal development and community engagement.

The GSEA is not a competition about who has the largest and most successful business, but rather a competition that rewards students who have the drive, stamina and passion to succeed as entrepreneurs.

Whilst the potential of the your business will be assessed, we are focused on learning about your strength and character as an entrepreneur, your desire to build a better tomorrow, and your alignment with EO’s core values. 70% of the total score is focused on your profile and 30% is on your business.

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Network with peers from around the world and learn from entrepreneurs who have been in your shoes. EO GSEA are a catalyst that inspires students and young entrepreneurs to start, grow and make their entrepreneurial ventures thrive.

Compete in London to win your shot at going head-to-head against the best student entrepreneurs in the world at the Global Finals!

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  1. 12th January 2024

    Applications for London finals must be submitted

  2. 1st February 2024

    London Finals take place at UCL BaseKX

    London winner announced

  3. 6th March 2024

    European Finals take place at UCL BaseKx

    The European winner will be announced 

  4. May 2024

    Global Finals

    Location TBC

  5. June 2024

    Announcement of the Global Champion


Harvinder Power named Global Champion at the 2020 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

Founder of medical empowerment app Motics, studentpreneur Harvinder from the United Kingdom wins the first-ever virtual global finals. Check out his amazing journey below: