Am I Eligible?


To be eligible to submit an application to the DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition the participant must meet ALL of the following guidelines:

  1. Be a current DMACC student or DMACC Alumnus.
    • To qualify as a current Des Moines Area Community College student you must be registered and taking classes at the time of submitting your application (Spring 2017).
    • An “alumnus” of Des Moines Area Community College is defined as a person who graduated with a degree/diploma/certificate from Des Moines Area Community College or former students who have successfully completed at least 12 credit hours.
  2. Participants must live in the State of Iowa.
  3. Participant's business must benefit the State of Iowa.
  4. Participant's business must be registered with the Iowa Secretary of State.
  5. The business must have a minimum of one employee: This includes the owner/entrepreneur.

Note: If you are a Des Moines Area Community College Employee during the calendar year 2017​ you are not eligible to participate in the DMACC Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition.