How to Enter

Get on the road to success in 2019

The 2019 Student Entrepreneur Awards is now open! The competition will have three stages.

Stage 1 – Create a video and submit your entry

Closing date is Friday 8th March 2019 at 5pm.

We’re looking for great ideas with commercial and export potential. The first step is to submit a video that shows us how great your idea is.

Let us know…
1. What the product is
2. Who you think will buy it
3. How quickly you can commercialise it
4. Its export potential
5. Is there a competitor? If yes, why is your idea better?

Remember – less is more!
Keep it short and make it memorable! Maximum duration of video is 3 minutes or 180 seconds. All entries are submitted online and must include a link to the video.

Begin the entry process by clicking on the Submit your Entry button at the end of this page. You are asked to provide the following details:

  1. Company/Project name
  2. Project description – Less than 100 words
  3. College/Institute
  4. Course names/s
  5. Student name/s
  6. Supervisor name/s
  7. Lead contact email address
  8. Lead contact mobile number
  9. Link to video
  10. Password for video link if applicable

Stage 2 – Submit a business plan

The top 50 entries received will be shortlisted and asked to submit a business plan by Friday 5th April 2019.

Stage 3 – Final judging

Ten projects will go forward to the final. You will be asked to present your idea to the judging panel on June 6th and 7th 2019 in CIT, Cork. This 2 day long session concludes with the Student Entrepreneur Awards ceremony.