Concours Création et démarrage d’entreprise (Business Creation and Start-up Competition)

By mmuise

The objective of the Business Creation and Start-up competition is to promote the entrepreneurial spirit and business creation among the community of the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi and the four CEGEPs of Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean (Chicoutimi, Jonquière, Alma and Saint-Félicien).

Comments on Funding:

The prizes, totaling $8,000, are awarded in the form of scholarships according to the following distribution:
- 1st prize: $5,000
- 2nd prize: $2,000
- 3rd prize: $1,000.

Deadline: April 12, 2024

Applicants must:

  • be students or graduate for 5 years or less from UQAC or one of the four CEGEPs in the region;
  • not have been a recipient of a previous edition of the CEE-UQAC Business Creation and Start-up competition;
  • propose business projects that have their head office in Quebec.
  • An entrepreneurial team must be made up of at least 50% students and/or graduates (5 years or less).
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

Projects must be submitted before the deadline, Friday April 12, 2024, 4 p.m. by email to .

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