Young Entrepreneur Scholarship 2023

2022 Winners Announced!

Y.E.S. Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

Calling All Young Entrepreneurs

Do you know of a youth or an individual wanting to start a small business? Lawn service, babysitting, tutoring, pet sitter, dog walker, website,  or washing cars are a few examples of businesses you can do, but not limited to. We want to help you pursue your dream.

If you are age 8-17 years old we’d like to help you pursue your dream this year by providing our Young Entrepreneur Scholarship (Y.E.S) with sponsorships up to a total of $1000 will be awarded.

Contest Rules

  1. Contestants must reside in Kosciusko County.
  2. Contestants must be between the ages of 8 and 17.
  3. Contestants will be judged based on a review of their business plan and presentation of their business plan.
  4. Deadline for contest entries will be December 31st, 2022.
  5. Finalists will be notified and invited to present their business or business plan to the Y.E.S. Committee sometime during the first 2 weeks in January 2023.
  6. Winner(s) will be notified shortly thereafter.
  7. Up to $1000 in grant money will be awarded.
  8. Business plan can be based on an existing business or a new business or idea.
  9. Grants must be used to further the business or business idea.
  10. We will stay in touch with our winner(s) to provide encouragement and mentoring.