Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge

Ages:High School

Types:Submission, Presentation

Categories:Business, Entrepreneurship

Scope:State

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The Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge is Rhode Island's first statewide business pitch competition for Rhode Island high school students, grades 9-12, aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship and promoting business ownership right here in the Ocean State. Through this program, high school students compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships to post-secondary institutions.

  • The Written Business Plan: Students create a detailed business plan outlining their vision for a business they would like to start in Rhode Island. The written plan includes a company logo, mission statement, marketing plan, market analysis and more.
  • The Business Pitch: After all written business plans are scored, the top five scoring students advance to a final pitch competition. During the final competition, students give an oral presentation (business pitch) to a panel of judges made up of successful Rhode Island entrepreneurs. The final five students will receive scholarships based on their business pitch scores.

Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge Award

Team Award.

  • 1st place - $5,000 scholarship
  • 2nd place - $4,000 scholarship
  • 3rd place - $2,500 scholarship
  • 4th place - $1,500 scholarship
  • 5th place - $1,000 scholarship

Website: https://www.rilgec.com/about

Managing Organization:

Contact:

https://www.rilgec.com/contact

Entry Fee: $

Eligibility:
All Rhode Island high school students in grades 9-12 from public, private, charter and homeschooling groups are eligible to compete. The student must be a Rhode Island resident. The competition is for student-created business ventures. In other words, students must: Have played a major role in conceiving the proposed venture AND have a key management role in the proposed venture.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge is Rhode Island's first statewide business pitch competition for Rhode Island high school students, grades 9-12, aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship and promoting business ownership right here in the Ocean State. Through this program, high school students compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships to post-secondary institutions.

Process

  • The Written Business Plan: Students create a detailed business plan outlining their vision for a business they would like to start in Rhode Island. The written plan includes a company logo, mission statement, marketing plan, market analysis and more.
  • The Business Pitch: After all written business plans are scored, the top five scoring students advance to a final pitch competition. During the final competition, students give an oral presentation (business pitch) to a panel of judges made up of successful Rhode Island entrepreneurs. The final five students will receive scholarships based on their business pitch scores.

Criteria

Awards

Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge Award

Team Award.

  • 1st place - $5,000 scholarship
  • 2nd place - $4,000 scholarship
  • 3rd place - $2,500 scholarship
  • 4th place - $1,500 scholarship
  • 5th place - $1,000 scholarship

Participate

Website: https://www.rilgec.com/about

Managing Organization:

Contact:

https://www.rilgec.com/contact

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
All Rhode Island high school students in grades 9-12 from public, private, charter and homeschooling groups are eligible to compete. The student must be a Rhode Island resident. The competition is for student-created business ventures. In other words, students must: Have played a major role in conceiving the proposed venture AND have a key management role in the proposed venture.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.