Student Entrepreneurs Can Now Register for Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards

Do you have that instinct to become the next big thing?

Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards (GSEA) is coming to Pakistan and you have a shot at getting that one breakthrough that will boost your business.


GSEA seeks to recognize the efforts of student entrepreneurs who have the ability to carry their businesses forward and become their own boss. If you are a student and operating your own business, GSEA is there to lend you a hand and provide the necessary mentorship that young entrepreneurs need.

GSEA’s vision;

“Empowering student entrepreneurs to become the world’s most influential change makers.”

The award competitions are held in different countries around the world and winners from these countries will compete against each other in Toronto, Canada in April 2018.

GSEA Pakistan

GSEA Pakistan will be held at LUMS Lahore in January. Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) Lahore, LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship (LCE) in collaboration with Punjab Information Technology Board PITB and GSEA Pakistan have gathered at a single platform to achieve the objective of promoting entrepreneurship in Pakistan.


Last date to register for GSEA Pakistan is 15th December 2017. The winners of this competition will get a prize money of Rs 500,000. Not just that, the winner will travel to Canada to compete with 50 student entrepreneurs from around the world.

You need to follow these 5 steps to get to Canada.

–First step is, you need to be eligible to take part in the competition. You are eligible if

  • You are an undergraduate or graduate (enrolled at an institution, exceptions can be made).
  • Your company is in business for past six months from the date of application
  • You are the owner or cofounder of the business
  • Your company has generated at least $500 in revenue or $1000 in investments.
  • Your age is under 35 years.
  • You were not in top six of previous GSEA competitions.

–Second and third steps, apply for GSEA Pakistan and win the competition.

–Fourth step: Compete with 50 student entrepreneurship from around the world in Canada.

–Last and most rewarding step: Win the global GSEA and become a business icon.

Prize Money

The competition offers an attractive prize money to the winners.

GSEA Pakistan winners will get Rs 500,000.

Global GSEA winner will get US $20,000, 1st runner up will take home US $10,000 and 2nd runner up will bag US $5,000.

Read More: Win $20,000 at Global Student Entrepreneur Awards in Canada

Dates to Remember

Last date to apply for GSEA Pakistan is 15th December 2017. However applicants who register before 30th November will receive an invitation for two training sessions with international speakers.

The competition will be held on 20th January 2018 at LUMS Lahore.

GSEA global competition at Canada will take place in April and winners will be announced simultaneously. The completion will be on for three days. It will start on 14th April and End on 16th April.

  • Saturday 14 April – Welcome and Registration
  • Sunday 15 April – Semi-Final Competition
  • Monday 16 April – Final Round Competition

Buckle up and apply before the time runs out. To apply for GSEA, click here.

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