Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards: First Round Closing Date

The Student Entrepreneur Awards is Irelands largest Student Enterprise awards programme, and this year marks the 43rd year since the beginning of the competition.

The Student Entrepreneur Awards is open to all full time registered third level students in Ireland and is an annual event lead and managed by Enterprise Ireland with a number of co-sponsors including Cruickshank, Grant Thornton and the Local Enterprise Office.

Applications for this year’s Student Entrepreneur Awards competition are currently open via Enterprise Ireland’s website https://www.enterprise-ireland.com/en/student-entrepreneur-awards.

Participating student teams are in with a chance to win cash prizes totaling €35,000 as well as business consultancy advice from Enterprise Ireland and the programme sponsors.

The timeline for the Student Entrepreneur Awards 2024 is as follows:

  • 15th March 2024 – Closing date – 2-minute video pitch submission by students
  • 5th April 2024     – Top 50 teams will be requested to submit a business plan
  • 10th May 2024   – Deadline for Top 50 Business Plans
  • 24th May 2024   – Top 10 finalists will be announced
  • 6th June 2024    – Top 10 teams will present to our panel of judges
  • 7th June 2024    – The final ceremony and Student Entrepreneur of the Year announced.


GROWTHhub is happy to help students prepare video pitches and support them in their application. Please contact Margaret at [email protected] for an initial discussion.


Download the Student Entrepreneur Awards Brochure here.

The event is finished.


Mar 15 2024


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