The Governor's School for Entrepreneurs (GSE) identifies and enables Kentucky high school students to become our Commonwealth's next generation of entrepreneurs. Through our three-week residential experience, GSE participants from throughout the Commonwealth are:
- Introduced to KY's most successful entrepreneurs and fastest growing businesses,
- Equipped with the tools and skills to create and build their own businesses, and
- Matched with complementary skilled peers to develop business plans and product or service prototypes. The annual GSE intensive program culminates in a pitch competition attended by a large audience representing Kentucky's entrepreneurial ecosystem.
In addition, as a direct result of their participation in GSE, participants qualify for $5 million in scholarships from Kentucky's universities and colleges. Over 700 young Kentuckians have graduated from GSE since our inception in 2013.
GSE gives teens an authentic glimpse into entrepreneurship and continues to develop them along their entrepreneurial journey.
Anne Jewell - Executive Director
870 Corporate Drive, Suite 303
Lexington, KY 40503