Student Startup Grant Application

Are you a student with a business idea or a want to participate in a pitch competition outside of Grand Rapids? The Richard M. and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI) provides limited funding for students in the Entrepreneurship program or those interested in moving their business idea further along. The grant is designed to help students who need funding to travel to participate in pitch competitions across the country. Approved business idea requests will include those that have been validated through sales or previous investments, the grant is designed to help the business idea reach its next milestone.

Do you have a business idea but are not sure what do next? Click here to learn more about CEI:



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