The Second Annual Oklahoma Young Entrepreneur Awards

The University of Tulsa and the Nova Fellowship present: An idea and innovation competition for Oklahoma high school students.


PRIZES

For students: $5000 in cash distributed across several award categories, plus industry contacts to continue developing your innovative ideas. Also: valuable skills, experience, recognition, and college/scholarship resume material. Detailed prize amounts here.

For faculty advisors of teams selected as finalists: $200 (payable to your school) for your classroom funds to further develop innovation and creativity.

Finalist teams are also eligible to receive funds on a per mile basis to help with travel expenses. Inquire for details: info@oyea.co


KEY DATES AND DEADLINES

September 5, 2017: Webinars and Skype visits with teams begin

January 9, 2018: Deadline to waive $50 school registration fee Update: Waived for all teams!

February 9, 2018: February 23, 2018: Deadline to submit written/video team proposal

March 2nd, 2018: March 16th, 2018: Finalists announced

Saturday April 14th, 2018: Final Competition and Awards Event at The University of Tulsa


COMPETITION STRUCTURE

See Official Rules HERE


TAKE ACTION NOW!

TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND POTENTIAL FACULTY ADVISORS:

Join our Email List and receive a FREE GIFT PACK containing 2 laser engraved desk items, 2 posters, and 5 flyers, as well as updates and resources via email regularly.

STUDENTS AND/OR TEAM ADVISORS:

Register your team. Schools registering at least one team by January 9, 2018 will have all registration fees waived. After January 9, a one-time registration fee of $50 per school will cover all team entries from your school.

EVERYONE:

Check out our Resources Page. Throughout the Fall 2017 semester, we will offer several online classes and webinars to help teams generate and validate ideas. Dates and times to be announced.


We will continue to add exciting new content as the competition grows nearer and update the information contained on this website as needed, so check back in from time to time. :)