Small Business Scholarship Program

Who Is Eligible:
  1. No purchase necessary. The Small Business Scholarship is open to any citizen and/or resident of the United States (and its territories and possessions) who will be enrolled at an institution of higher learning full-time for Fall Semester 2019. All other entries will be disqualified.
  2. Interested students are encouraged to apply by sending their essay submission via email to
    When submitting your essay, applicants must include the following information in order to qualify for consideration:
    • his or her first and last name
    • valid email address
    • permanent mailing address
    • date of birth
    • institution to be attended Fall 2019
    • area of study
    • anticipated college graduation date (month/year)
    • name of small business experience is based on
    • industry the small business operates within (automotive, finance, childcare, etc.)
    • number of employees who work at the small business
    ***Each finalist will be asked to provide a photo of the applicant with the small business or photo of the applicant that represents the nature of the small business (For voting platform purposes).***
  3. Each student may only submit one entry. If it is determined that a participant has entered with more than one identity, all of the participant’s submissions will be disqualified.

    1. Each student must submit an original essay (500-1,000 words) about how small business ownership (personal, parent, grandparent, or legal guardian) has shaped you into the person you are today. 
    2. The essay must have a title and be written in English. Essays with fewer than 500 words or more than 1,000 words will be disqualified.
    3. Essays must be original and factually accurate, and they must not be in the public domain. Essays may not infringe upon or violate any personal property rights of others, such as defamation, invasion of privacy, infringement of the intellectual property rights of any third person or other unlawful use of material. All votes must be authentic - no online voting or vote soliciting websites allowed. Any dispute about vote authenticity will result in automatic disqualification. The submission of false information will result in automatic disqualification. By submitting an essay to the Small Business Scholarship, each student acknowledges his or her understanding of and compliance with these rules. reserves the right to disqualify any entry deemed inappropriate for publication per the company's discretion.

Deadline: 03/31/2019
Amount: $1500
How to apply:

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