Programs for High School Students

Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge (KEC)

The Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge (KEC) is sponsored by the Kansas Masonic Foundation and Kansas Masons in partnership with Kansas State University and the Network Kansas Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series to promote entrepreneurship and small business development in Kansas. The competition is for student created, managed, and owned ventures. Thousands in cash prizes are awarded to student entrepreneurs each year!

National Strategic Selling Institute Elevator Pitch Competition

Kansas High School Stock Pitch Challenge

The Kansas High School Stock Pitch Challenge, hosted by Kansas State University College of Business’ Department of Finance and Center for Principled Business, is a scholarship competition that invites all Kansas High School students to compete and learn about stock investing. The purpose of the competition is to teach students about stock analysis skills, finance, and investment while competing for K-State Business scholarships.

Business Summer Camp

Coming in the summer of 2022! Our business summer camp will familiarize high school students with the business discipline and careers, as well as exposure to the college experience in and out of the classroom through engaging and experiential learning projects. This summer camp is specifically designed for high school students going into 10thgrade or above.


College of Business Administration

Student Success Center
1001 Business Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

Dean's Office
2019 Business Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506