Scholarships in Entrepreneurial Studies

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior who will graduate or have graduated from high school in Middle Tennessee and will be enrolling in a four-year not-for-profit college or university. Applicant must be a business major or STEM major and be able to demonstrate financial need. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.


Frank L. Mattern Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: None


Montana-Dakota Utilities Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicants must come from a community served by the company.


Denny's Scholarship Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be Hispanic or of Hispanic descent and studying as a full-time student in the United States or Puerto Rico pursuing an undergraduate degree in business, entrepreneurship, marketing, or a related field for the upcoming academic year. Financial need is required.


Glenn R. and Juanita B. Struble Scholarship II

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of an Oregon high school who resides in Benton, Douglas, Jackson, Lane, Linn, Marion, or Yamhill County and will major in business management, mechanical engineering, performing arts, or visual arts at a public or nonprofit college or university. FAFSA and minimum 3.0 GPA required.


Social Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 26

Essay required. Applicant is encouraged to submit any extracurricular certificates of achievement and a recommendation from a high school counselor or college advisor.


David Gaunt '70 Scholars Award

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a MBA graduate student. Preference will be given to applicants of notable academic achievement and demonstrating an interest in finance and/or entrepreneurship.


GreenPal Business Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 30

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or current full-time college student enrolled in a college of business in the United States with a desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner. Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay between 300 and 600 words required.


Entrepreneur's Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must submit their best business proposal plan for an online business startup that would challenge the likes of Google and Facebook.


The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 27

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a business or law-oriented degree program (accounting, business administration, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, law, management). Minimum 2.5 GPA required.


Bachelor's Degree Scholarship in Business

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in a business related field. Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.


NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

Award: $15,000, Deadline: December 18

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is running their own small business and entering their freshman year at an accredited (not for profit) college, university, or vocational school.


Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Fund

Award: $7,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicants must be women of any age pursuing a business or business-related program who demonstrate outstanding potential. Applicants must also have an outstanding academic record in their college career, and they must show intent to complete a business program.


Washington State Auto Dealers Association Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicants must be high school seniors enrolled in a Washington State public or private high school, or are home-schooled and reside in Washington State. Students must plan to use their scholarship within the 12 months following the award by enrolling in any public or private school, vocational institution, community college or four-year college or university.