Blue Ocean High School Entrepreneurship Competition

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 8

Founded by a then high school student, Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneurs Corporation is a registered 501c(3) nonprofit organization in the State of Maryland, USA.

Our Mission

EXPOSE high school students around the world to the exciting world of business.

ENGAGE students to conceive, research, develop, and present a novel business concept.

INSPIRE students to create innovative solutions to problems in business and in life.

EMPOWER students to formulate powerful ideas by leveraging Blue Ocean tools.

PREPARE students for the real world of entrepreneurship and global competition.

The Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneur Competition is the most prestigious, virtual entrepreneurship competition in the world founded by and supported by high school students.

Blue Ocean Student Entrepreneurs Corporation is a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization in the State of Maryland.

Any high school student from around the world can compete in this virtual competition.

Sign up to compete solo as a mighty team of one, or invite a few friends to join you to compete together.

How to Participate

  1. Register first so we can keep you informed on the competition!
  2. Provide your best email address. If your school does not allow outside emails to go through, use your personal email. Otherwise, we may not have a way to contact you.
  3. Watch the webinar (below) and complete the Blue Ocean mini-course to learn about Blue Ocean thinking.
  4. Check out previous winners and pitches for inspiration.
  5. Think of a real-world problem that no one has solved before and create a blue ocean business idea to solve it.
  6. Use the provided templates to structure your pitch and record a five minute video.
  7. Submit your pitch by February 18, 2024 at midnight in the time zone where you are located.
  8. Get your friends, classmates and family to vote for your pitch for a chance to win the Popular Choice Award.
  9. Get ready for Amazing Results!
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