2023 GYEC China Division Final Round Enrollment

Congratulations!

We are thrilled to inform you that your team has been selected for the final round of the 2023 Global Youth Entrepreneurial Competition (GYEC) ! This is an incredible achievement, and we can’t wait for you to join us in this exciting event, where you will have the opportunity to meet exceptional peers from various schools and diverse backgrounds.

The 2023 GYEC China Final Round will take place either in-person in Hangzhou, China or online, giving you the flexibility to choose the option that suits you best. We have outlined three participation options for the final round:

 

Option 1: 2023 GYEC China Final Round + UCSB-GYEC Pre-College Program (In-person) 

Dates: July 19 – July 31 

Location: Hangzhou, China

If you choose this option, you will have the chance to experience the competition and the UCSB-GYEC Pre-College Program in-person in Hangzhou, China. From July 19 to July 29, you will attend a college-level course on Entrepreneurship Mindset taught by a UCSB professor, engage in workshops conducted by industry professionals, and visit renowned laboratories and top companies in Hangzhou. On July 30, you will deliver your pitch video and participate in the Q&A session. Finally, on July 31, you will join the award ceremony. Completing both the competition and the program will earn you TWO college credits, an official transcript from UCSB, a recommendation letter from a UCSB professor, as well as a GYEC scholarship/certificate.

Option 2: 2023 GYEC China Final Round + UCSB-GYEC Pre-College Program (Virtual) 

Dates: July 19 – July 31

By selecting this option, you will not only participate in the competition but also enroll in the UCSB-GYEC Pre-College Program, which will be conducted virtually. During the program, from July 19 to July 29, you will have the opportunity to engage with a UCSB professor who will deliver a college-level course on Entrepreneurship Mindset. Then, on July 30, you will present your pitch video and undergo a Q&A session, just like in Option 1. Finally, on July 31, you will attend the award ceremony. Completing both the competition and the program will earn you TWO college credits, an official transcript from UCSB, a recommendation letter from a UCSB professor, as well as a GYEC scholarship/certificate.

Option 3: 2023 GYEC China Final Round (Virtual) 

Dates: July 30 – July 31

In this option, you will participate in the competition virtually. On July 30, you will present your final pitch through an 8-minute video, followed by a 5-minute Q&A session. Finally, on July 31, you will be invited to attend the prestigious award ceremony.

We are excited to have you join us for this exceptional event and look forward to witnessing your talent and passion firsthand. Make the most of this opportunity to showcase your entrepreneurial skills and network with like-minded individuals from around the world.