Saturday, December 9, 2023

Global Student Entrepreneur Awards 2023 Opens for Applications in Sri Lanka

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), the prestigious international competition for student entrepreneurs, is back in Sri Lanka, providing young business leaders with a platform to showcase their innovative ventures. In Sri Lanka, the GSEA 2023 programme is being conducted and facilitated by the David Pieris Group (By the Entrepreneurs Organization Sri Lanka), in partnership with GSEA Global(David Pieris Group as our Main sponsor). Aspiring student entrepreneurs across the country are invited to participate in the GSEA 2023 competition, which promises mentorship, recognition, and the opportunity to connect with a global network of like-minded peers.

To become a part of this exciting journey and programme, candidates should first review the eligibility documents, which have been published by the (Entrepreneurs Organization Global) David Pieris Group, and are accessible at Once applicants have confirmed their eligibility, they may fill out their applications on the official GSEA website ( if they believe they meet the necessary criteria. Once applications close, all eligible applications will be received by the GSEA Sri Lanka team for further evaluation, marking the beginning of this entrepreneurial adventure. The closing date for applications will be (12 midnight) on the 30th of November 2023.

Candidates may reach out to the following GSEA representatives in Sri Lanka for any inquiries or assistance with applications; Shakila (David Pieris Group) via email at or phone on +94 74 090 6590, or Rezon (Entrepreneurs Organization) via email at  or phone on +94 76 477 7033.

The finale of this competition, the GSEA Sri Lanka Grand Finals, is scheduled for the 29th of January 2024, and promises to be an exhilarating showcase of the brightest student entrepreneurs and their transformative ventures. The finals and the run up to it are sure to provide up and coming entrepreneurs with plenty of opportunities and function as a launch pad for greater achievements.(I don’t really understand this much) This year’s GSEA competition in Sri Lanka is made possible through the generous support of strategic partners, including the David Pieris Group – as Main Sponsor – and the AIESEC – as Network Partner.

Chair of GSEA Sri Lanka, Eshan Pieris added, “GSEA Sri Lanka is an incredible way for EO Sri Lanka to harness the next generation of entrepreneurs by providing them mentorship and a platform for their business to reach the next level and even go global. During the competitions, they get the chance to network with their peers from around the world and learn from entrepreneurs who have been in their shoes. They can compete through local and national competitions to win their shot at going head-to-head against the best student entrepreneurs in the world. They may even have a chance to compete against the world’s best student entrepreneurs at the GSEA Global Finals.”

GSEA Sri Lanka is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders, providing mentorship, recognition, and the opportunity for students to build invaluable connections on a global scale. By participating in the GSEA 2023 competition, students can accelerate their success, challenge the status quo, and make a significant impact within their communities.

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