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How to Apply

Applications consist of a written application in either the Entrepreneurship or Applied Research category (see below) and a short video telling us a little bit about yourself and your idea.

Written Application

Submit your written application in either the Entrepreneurship or Applied Research category anytime before Wednesday, April 7, 2021.  Once you submit you will receive an email confirming your application.

Video (3-4 minutes max)

Tell us a bit about yourself, explaining your bright idea, and your motivation for the idea.
Make sure you include your student number (A0…….) number in your email.
Submit your video by Wednesday, April 7, 2021 via email or using DropBox.

Pitch Round

Within 7 days after the deadline you will be notified if you are one of the 6 – 7 finalists moving forward to the pitch round. The Pitch Round is your chance to shine! You will have 5 – 8 minutes to pitch your bright idea to a judging panel of our industry sponsors and faculty, followed by 10 minutes of questions from the judges.
This year’s pitch round is Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021.

Awards Ceremony

Winners will be announced at our awards ceremony Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

Student Innovation Challenge

Apply Now

The 2021 BCIT Student Innovation Challenge is almost over – the Awards ceremony is Wed Apr 28, 2021. We’ll look forward to your bright ideas next year!