Measure 15111 “Volet” 1 Expérimentation entrepreneuriale (Entrepreneurial Experimentation)

Are you looking to carry out an entrepreneurial project with your students?

Measure 15111–L’esprit d’entreprendre (Entrepreneurial Spirit) reflects the commitment made by the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur to promote the development of Education Through Entrepreneurial Spirit, a powerful mechanism for the educational success of students.

“Volet” 1 Expérimentation entrepreneuriale (Entrepreneurial Experimentation), makes it possible to support entrepreneurial experimentation projects in the youth and adult general education sectors by instilling the entrepreneurial spirit in students and adult learners.

The role of the Ministère

Measure 15111–L’esprit d’entreprendre (Entrepreneurial Spirit) falls entirely under the responsibility of the Ministère.

  • The Measure’s allocation standards and eligibility criteria are dictated by the Ministère’s budget rules.
  • The number of projects selected is determined by the Ministère based on the financial resources available.
  • The allocation is provided to the school boards by the Ministère.

The Ministère’s allocation standards and eligibility criteria

Information provided as a reference only. Refer to the Budget rules (available in French only).

  • The allocation is $75 per student enrolled in youth or adult general education who took part in an eligible entrepreneurial project registered for the 2018-2019 OSEntreprendre Challenge.
  • The maximum ministerial contribution is $750 per project.
  • A student can take part in more than one project eligible for the OSEntreprendre Challenge. Participating students must be declared for each project submitted.
  • A project can only receive funding through “Volet” 1 of the Measure once over the course of one school year.

The role of OSEntreprendre

OSEntreprendre wants to promote the use of Measure 15111–“Volet” 1 by schools so that as many education professionals and students as possible can be supported throughout their process and experience being involved in an entrepreneurial project. 

Upon request, OSEntreprendre will provide the Ministère with the list of eligible projects registered for the OSEntreprendre Challenge, allowing it to analyze the application of the Measure’s parameters.

What is an entrepreneurial project eligible for the OSEntreprendre Challenge?


Register your project for the OSEntreprendre Challenge

Frequently asked questions

1. How is the allocation paid out?

Under the responsibility of the Ministère. OSEntreprendre provides this information as a reference only.

The allocation is determined based on the eligible applications accepted by the Ministère and the financial resources available. On requested, OSEntreprendre will provide the Ministère with the list of eligible projects registered for the OSEntreprendre Challenge, allowing it to analyze the application of the Measure’s parameters. It is requested to provide the permanents codes of the students involved in the project, up to a maximum of 10 permanents codes. Payment is made to the school boards by the Ministère according to the operating budget rules. Schools are invited to follow up with their school board. Under no circumstances is OSEntreprendre involved in the granting or management of allocations. 

2. What expenses are eligible under this allocation?

Under the responsibility of the Ministère. OSEntreprendre provides this information as a reference only.

Operating budget rules between the Ministère and the school boards apply. Schools are invited to follow up with their school board. Under no circumstances is OSEntreprendre involved in the granting or management of allocations.

3. Are private educational institutions eligible?

Under the responsibility of the Ministère. OSEntreprendre provides this information as a reference only.

No. Measure 15111–“Volet” 1 refers to the operating budget rules for school boards. Private schools are invited to refer to their respective budget measures.

4. Are projects submitted in the Preschool category eligible?

Under the responsibility of the Ministère. OSEntreprendre provides this information as a reference only.

Yes. Projects submitted in the Preschool category are eligible for Measure 15111–“Volet” 1 if they meet the definition of an entrepreneurial project and the eligibility criteria of the OSEntreprendre Challenge.

5. Are projects from vocational training centres eligible?

Under the responsibility of the Ministère. OSEntreprendre provides this information as a reference only.

No. The vocational training sector should refer to Measure 15112 and Measure 15113 and follow up with their school boards for details on this measure.

6. Are projects from adult education centres eligible?

Under the responsibility of the Ministère. OSEntreprendre provides this information as a reference only.

Yes. Projects submitted in the Adult Education category are eligible for Measure 15111–“Volet” 1 if they meet the definition of an entrepreneurial project and the eligibility criteria of the OSEntreprendre Challenge.

7. Can the allocation received for an entrepreneurial project under Measure 15111–“Volet” 1 be spent the following year?

Under the responsibility of the Ministère. OSEntreprendre provides this information as a reference only.

No. The purpose of the allocation received under Measure 15111–“Volet” 1 is to support entrepreneurial experimentation projects in the youth and adult general education sectors for the current school year.