Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Scholarships and Awards
Young entrepreneurs entering college can win between $1,000 and $10,000 toward their college education. Here’s how…
When: Starting October 1, The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation will begin accepting applications for the 2011 Young Entrepreneur Awards. Applications are accepted through December 15,2010.
Who: NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are open to any graduating high school senior entering their freshman year at an accredited (not for profit) two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute.
Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award.
Awards: Scholarships awarded vary in amounts between $1,000 and $10,000, and one applicant will be named the NFIB Young Entrepreneur of the year.
Background: Since 2003, the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation has awarded 2,095 scholarships to graduating high school seniors totaling $2,382,000.
Application Link: More information about the awards, plus the award application, can be found here: www.NFIB.com/yea.
Read about last year’s winners here.