The Canadian Academic Entrepreneur Challenge provides a platform for you, and other Canadian post-secondary students, to learn and celebrate entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial thinking.
Participating in the Entrepreneur Challenge will provide you with a chance to apply your creativity and critical-thinking skills to a real-world challenge, while further developing your entrepreneurship knowledge. You will also be asked to use and apply your research, communications and marketing skills.
The Entrepreneur Challenge offers you the opportunity to:
Members of DSA Canada are companies who utilize the direct selling channel to distribute products and services to consumers, and provide entrepreneurial opportunities to Canadians. In an industry that connects 1.39 million Canadians to opportunity and personal development, DSA Canada provides assurance of member company integrity and a foundation of trust for independent sales consultants and consumers.
In 2020, DSA became a founding partner of the Canadian Academic Entrepreneur Challenge.
The Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF) is a not-for-profit organization established by DSA Canada in 1994 to promote public awareness of the direct selling industry in Canada.
In 2020, DSEF became a founding partner of the Canadian Academic Entrepreneur Challenge.
Every year, DSA Canada, through it's Scholarship Program, awards a total of $16,000 to eligible post-secondary students with ties to the direct selling industry, to help them advance their post-secondary education.