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Young Entrepreneur 2016

March 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Young Entrepreneur 2016

The Young Entrepreneur Contest is a project initiated by the Modern University for Business and Science (MUBS) in collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre in Beirut (UNIC). The project is aimed at Lebanese Secondary Schools (Grade 11 – 12) and Lebanese Vocational Institutes/Schools (BT2 -BT3).

Purpose of the Contest:
The purpose of the contest is to motivate high school students to innovate and to become active members of the society, to recognize great ideas and plans and to support innovators in their pursuit of higher education.

Who should participate?

  • Students in the Lebanese Secondary Schools (Grade 11 – 12) and Lebanese Vocational Institutes/Schools (BT2 -BT3).
  • Up to 4 students per group.

Why take part in this contest?

  • You have a great idea that is New, feasible to implement and has the potential to positively impact the community, society and the country.
  • Win financial reward.
  • Compete against other teams / schools in Lebanon.

How to participate in this contest?

  • Fill the online application and submit it before March 3, 2016.
  • Once shortlisted, the finalists will be informed and asked to prepare a 5-7 minute PowerPoint presentation to present their idea/plan to a Jury at the award ceremony on March 18 at the Unesco Palace, Beirut.

Project evaluation committees

  • All projects will be evaluated by an internal MUBS committee.
  • The MUBS internal committee will select the best six- ten projects that meet the contest requirements.
  • The selected final projects will be evaluated by an external committee whose names will be announced soon.

Award Ceremony

  • Finalists will present their projects and defend it in front of the External Jury and the public.
  • Place: Unesco Palace, Beirut
  • Date: March 18, 2016
  • Time: 4:00 PM

Details

Start:
March 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm