Small Business Scholarships

About this Award: 

***UPDATE - Scholarship application period is now closed. Please check back in November of 2019 for updates on the 2020 program.*** offers $1,500 scholarships to three outstanding students each year. 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 the fall semester of the upcoming school year.


To apply, submit an original essay about how small business has influenced your life and how you plan to use that experience in the future.





Number of Awards Available: 




The scholarship application period is now closed. Please check back in November, 2019 for updates on the 2020 program.


Region of Study: 

United States


Level of Study: 



Eligibility : 

Must meet the following criteria:


• Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the fall 2017 academic year

• Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution

• For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian

• Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address, and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend


Essay Required?: 



Essay Details: 

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. 


Please Note: Once submitted, all essays and all rights to their publication become the property of, which may use, edit and excerpt these entries for purposes promotional or otherwise, including placing them online without compensation, additional or otherwise.


Application Instructions: 

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