Are you a third level student in Ireland crazy enough to run your own business while you are still studying?

Do you think you could represent Ireland in the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards?


in 2022 Ireland came 1st in the Global Finals! Can you do it again for Ireland this year?

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university.

Nominees compete against their peers from around the world in a series of local competitions in hopes to qualify for GSEA Finals.


The GSEA Competition has our very own series following the global competition - meet the contestants and follow the action online!


EO GSEA supports student entrepreneurs who require much-needed mentorship, recognition and connections to take their businesses to the next level of success.


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


To give student entrepreneurs the opportunity to accelerate their success, challenge the status quo, connect to an instrumental peer group and make the greatest impact possible in their community.


National Finals & Global Finals

We are hosting our national final in Dublin in January 2024.

The winner of the Irish competition will represent Ireland and take part in the competition with a host of networking, learning and mentoring with other student entrepreneurs from around the world.

This is the chance of a lifetime to meet successful entrepreneurs from all over the world, in a variety of industries and learn how to grow yourself and your business.

Apply Now!

Our 2019 Irish Finalist came 2nd in the Global Finals!

Catherine started FenuHealth when she noticed a gap in the market for 100% natural products and supplements for horses that can be used on the day of competition.

FenuHealth goal is to continue research and development of new products while maintaining high standards worldwide.

Catherine’s five-year plan includes increasing brand awareness through social media marketing, resulting in more online sales.