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Student Entrepreneur of the Year award

Drivhuset is passionate about helping ambitious students enable their business ideas and follow their dreams. Drivhuset Uppsala has therefore chosen to pay attention to Uppsala’s driven student entrepreneurs by creating the Student Entrepreneur of the Year award.


Drivhuset’s prize for Student Entrepreneur of the Year is awarded to a current/recently graduated student in Uppsala who has excelled in entrepreneurship. The purpose of the award is to initiate, stimulate and encourage students to start and run businesses and thereby promote new entrepreneurship among students in Uppsala.

The winner will be awarded a scholarship of SEK 25,000.

Three finalists will finally compete for the scholarship on May 16, 2024 at the Humanistic Theater in Uppsala.


  • Excelled in idea development & entrepreneurship.
  • Studied full-time during 2023 and/or 2024 at SLU in Uppsala or Uppsala University.
  • Have a long-term ambition with your entrepreneurship and business.

Application process

Applying for the scholarship is simple.
You can nominate yourself or someone else for the award. In the first step, you answer a few short questions about the person and the company/business idea. If we judge that the nomination meets our criteria, we will then contact the person who has been nominated and ask for answers to further questions about the company/business idea, visions, goals and sustainability perspective regarding the business. Enter here to nominate!

Keep in mind that the person you choose to nominate must have studied full-time during 2023 and/or 2024 at SLU in Uppsala or Uppsala University. You can nominate several candidates.

What happens after I nominate?

After the form has been submitted, the nominee will receive an email from Drivhuset that he has been nominated.

When and how are the finalists presented?

16th May at 4.00pm-6.00pm at the Humanistic Theater.

The price

The winner will be awarded SEK 25,000.


The last day to nominate is April 29, 2024.

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