Student Enterprise Award
The purpose of this award shall be to provide seed money to support an enterprising and innovative student at Penn State Berks. The main objective of the award is to allow students to utilize their Penn State Berks education to become entrepreneurs and start businesses which can create jobs in our local community.
The requestor and project lead for this award must be a full-time junior or a senior student majoring in one of the following degree programs and enrolled at Penn State Berks:
- Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations
- Electromechanical Engineering Technology
- Hospitality Management
- Information Sciences and Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Security and Risk Analysis
or minoring in the following and enrolled at Penn State Berks:
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI)
All other full-time junior or senior students enrolled at Penn State Berks are eligible to be a member of the team but cannot be the project lead and/or the requestor.
Applications and business plans are due by 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 22, 2023. View the application form >
Since 2012, twenty-four students engaged in thirteen separate projects received $14,200 as seed money in Enterprise Awards.