Competitions

We support students through a variety of competitions throughout UK enterprise.

Santander Summer Company Programme 2020

Applications are now invited for our annual Summer Company Programme, sponsored by Santander.

Four early stage business start-ups will be selected to take part in the programme and each will receive £2.5K in start-up funding, a bespoke workshop programme (planned to be online at present), mentorship and incubation space (once we are able to offer physical space again).

The programme is open to current students, including final year and PhDs.

The closing date for applications is 1700 on Sunday 10 May 2020.

Download the Santander Summer Company Programme Entry Form 2020

All entries should be returned to studententerprise@glasgow.ac.uk

Those shortlisted will be informed on Wednesday 13 May and will then be invited to give a 10 minute pitch on their business idea to our online panel w/b Monday 18 May 2020 (To be confirmed).


Jay Smith Innovation Award 2020

Following the successful launch of the Jay Smith Innovation Award in 2017 we are pleased to be able to offer it again for the 4th consecutive year.

Jay Smith is a local businessman who wishes to promote entrepreneurship within the student body by offering £500 in start-up funding to a current student with an innovative idea for a new product or service. The winner of this award will also be able to take advantage of the online workshop programme and mentorship being offered through the Summer Company Programme.

All that is required is an outline of your business idea and how the funding would help you progress your idea.

The closing date for applications is 1700 on Sunday 10 May 2020.

Download the Jay Smith Innovation Award Entry Form 2020

All entries should be returned to studententerprise@glasgow.ac.uk

Those shortlisted will be informed on Wednesday 13 May and will then be invited to give a 10 minute pitch on their business idea to our online panel w/b Monday 18 May 2020 (To be confirmed).