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Scholarship Opportunities

scholarship opportunities
Continuing your education takes time and money, so if you’re a highly motivated individual with an entrepreneurial spirit, we want to help you with your education costs. We’re offering two $750 scholarships to help cover some of your education expenses. Apply before March 1; our scholarship panel will review all submissions and select a winner by March 31, 2019.

How to Apply

To win, submit a 750-1,000 word essay sharing your scholastic goals and after-graduation plans. Include an example of your entrepreneurial spirit, as well as what you’ve learned from that experience. Email your essay as a PDF to by March 1, 2019. Please name the PDF with your full name and date of birth (Jane-Doe-11-20-1998.pdf, for example). In the essay, be sure to include:

  • Your full name,
  • The college or university you are attending or plan to attend,
  • Expected year of college graduation,
  • Phone number, and
  • Email address.


To be eligible, you must be between the ages of 16-22. You must also be a graduating senior in high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college. US students only, please. We reserve the right to verify the date of your high school graduation and/or college enrollment. employees or their relatives are not eligible. Please visit our scholarship page for full details.

2018 Winners

Our 2018 winners show great drive and determination, going outside the box to move forward. We have confidence they will do well in the future and are proud to have helped them on their way. Here’s short excerpts from their winning essays:

Margaret Kleiman, University of South Dakota

Being an entrepreneur taught me some valuable lessons. The first lesson is the importance of hard work. […] Hard work is the key to success for every entrepreneur. Running a successful business also taught me the importance of providing knock-your-socks-off customer service! Treating customers well is the best way to have loyal customers. When customers are pleased with your work, they are likely to recommend you to other customers which helps your business grow. Above all, I learned the importance of keeping my word. Customers value honesty and integrity and want to work with someone whose word is as good as gold.

Andrew Stez, Seattle Pacific University

One of the key ideas I learned from Virtual Enterprise is that technology drives productivity gains. I sought to learn more about technology and the actual creation of a product through my participation on the Robotics team. […] I learned that perfecting a product takes many tries and the greatest challenge is not found in the making of the product, but in the effort required to collaborate as a team and work toward a common goal. The give and take required between individuals with different perspectives can be frustrating, but together a group of people can achieve so much more than an individual.



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