Are you a high school senior who already has entrepreneurial experience? While all of your friends were being handed pricing guns or learning how to man the drive-thru window at their jobs, did you decide to take a different route and be your own boss? While a small business definitely makes an impressive line on your college applications
, it can be worth scholarship money
($40,000, in fact!) as well as experience and bragging rights. If you started your own business at least a year ago and are planning to go to college
next year, you'll want to look into this week's Scholarship of the Week
. The McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship can help you pay for school
for all four years, and might even cover your full tuition
at some state colleges
Up to $10,000 per year for four years Eligibility:
Current high school seniors
who have owned and operated a small business or non-profit organization for at least one year. The business must generate sales revenue (except in the case of non-profits) and have at least one paid employee. Students must be planning to enroll at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Deadline:
January 25, 2009 Required Materials:
Applicants must submit an online scholarship application on the McKelvey Foundation website and be able to provide additional documentation when requested. Further details about the application process can be found by conducting a free college scholarship search on Scholarships.com. Once the search is completed, students eligible for this scholarship award will find it in their search results.
And don't forget, you should pay for your college education with as much free money as possible! Find as many scholarships and grants as you can before turning to student loans. Visit the Scholarships.com free college scholarship search today where you'll get matched with countless scholarships and grants for which you qualify, then apply and win! It’s that easy!