PEPITE Provence : National status student entrepreneur

An idea, a project or a company to develop ?
Pepite Provence accompanies you with the Student Entrepreneur Status!


SNEE logoThe National Student Entrepreneur Status is aimed at students and young graduates with a realistic and motivated entrepreneurial project (idea, project, registered company).
The baccalaureate or equivalent level is the only condition required to apply for this status.
A real project accelerator, it offers students and young graduates a training adapted to their needs, personalized support, networking, free or discounted services (expert advice, events), access to the coworking of the PEPITE (the pepite space), help in finding funding, offers the possibility of signing a Support Contract for Business Project (CAPE). It allows to certify one's competences within the framework of obtaining a diploma, the D2E.

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The Student Entrepreneur Status allows flexibility to get started:

  • Students are encouraged to make their studies compatible with their business creation project by offering, in particular, adjustments to their timetable, ECTS credits and the possibility of substituting work on their project for the internship (with the agreement of the training manager).
  • For young graduates, to maintain or regain student status and the associated advantages: possibility of extending scholarships based on social criteria, housing assistance, reduced rates... Young job-seeking graduates who have obtained the status will be able to benefit from the scheme and maintain their Pôle Emploi rights.

The advantages:

The National Status of Student Entrepreneur, these are valuable advantages to make the big leap into entrepreneurship!
A complete support system to help you grow:

  • A training to acquire solid bases on the management of entrepreneurial project while developing your project;
  • An individual accompaniment by professionals specialized in the creation of companies and teacher-researchers;
  • A community of mutual aid and exchanges with student entrepreneurs;
  • A link with the entrepreneurial ecosystem and our partners to accelerate your projects;
  • Advantages allowing free access or with discounts such as: coworking, fab lab, local and national entrepreneurial events, competitions, additional training courses...

The National Status of Student Entrepreneur at PEPITE PROVENCE

3 paths according to the maturity of the project and the contractor:

SNEE - parcours émergence

SNEE - parcours lancement

SNEE - parcours croissance



  • Attendance in the follow-up of the program (training and accompaniment), obligation to participate in the events proposed by PEPITE Provence ;
  • Keep the PEPITE, its training manager and tutors regularly informed of the progress of the project;
  • To have a professional and responsible attitude towards the team and the participants;
  • Being an ambassador and mobilizing to promote student entrepreneurship by sharing one's own experience with others.


  1. Make an appointment with a member of the PEPITE Provence team or an entrepreneurial referent: to discuss the project (before applying or maximum two weeks before the hiring committee).
    This step is mandatory, it allows us to advise the student and to check with him his needs and expectations.
  2. Sending the application file:
    Obligation to attach the CV (optional: Business plan or other)

WARNING: Any application received without having contacted PEPITE Provence before the application deadline will not be considered.

SNEE - Comités d'engagement 2020-2021

You will be auditioned by the commitment committee.

The commitment committee is composed of the PEPITE Provence team, entrepreneurship referents, teacher-researchers, support structures and former student entrepreneurs. Most of them are also tutors and each year they support student entrepreneurs who benefit from the status.

The commitment committee takes place over one morning and evaluates the application, the project, the motivation and the relevance of the program of the candidates who apply for the student entrepreneur status.

5 minutes of presentation and 5 minutes of questions/answers with the jury.

The engagement committees will take place in Marseille on a university site in the city centre. Attendance is mandatory.

Indicative registration fees for the year 2020-2021 :

  • Parcours Émergence: free of charge.
  • Launch and Growth Path: Registration for the D2E is compulsory - Registration fees: 250 euros + CEVC + BU fees.


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