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NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards

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Scholarship Description

The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards program was established to raise awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America. Since 2003, the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation has awarded over 2,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors totaling more than $2.5 million.

Eligibility Requirements

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.

In 2016 alone, 95 Awards offered $2000 each, 3 Awards offered $10,000 each, 1 Award offered $15,000, and 1 offered $25,000!

Application Information

The application is typically open from October 1 through December 18.

Once you have started your application for the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards, please add to your email contact list, as this is how you will receive information about your application, your applicant status, and your designation as an Award winner.

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