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Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

2020 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 summer 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 announced July 1st, 2021.
  5. Finalists will be notified and invited to present their business to the Y.E.S. Committee.
  6. Winners will be notified.
  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.