Student Biz PEI provides support to students between 16-24 years of age interested in starting their own summer business.
Qualifying students receive $1,000 to offset startup costs to get their business off the ground, access to up to $1,000 in repayable loan (if needed), and upon successful completion of the program a $500 contribution towards their post-secondary studies.
In addition to the financial support, Student Biz PEI provides the students with mentorship and training in business planning, financial management, advertising and marketing. This mentorship and training will help build the foundation for each student to successfully operate their business throughout the summer. Students across PEI are eligible to apply, as well as students attending school off island but planning to return for the summer.
Applications are being accepted from now until February 20, 2016.
For more information, you can visit their website at http://www.centraldevelopmentcorp.com/student-biz/