Scholarships in Entrepreneurship

Applegate Scholarship

Award: $2,600, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be a current, national member of DECA.


Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must submit a completed application, two letters of recommendation, a minimum 1250 SAT score (composite ACT score of 28). Selection is based upon an interview, leadership, creativity and service to others. Applicant must have an interest in entrepreneurship, and take a curriculum that involves a concentration in area of study. Applicant must be accepted to the Hogan Entrepreneural Leadershp Progam, and tuition waiver for credit hours over 18 per semester.


Haller Enterprise Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be involved in entrepreneurial activities.


Charleston Rotary Club Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of the Charleston area who is studying business or a related field. Preference given to students having prior business or entrepreneurial experience. Minimum 2.0 GPA and minimum composite ACT score of 20 required.


Joseph Hardy, Sr. Scholarship Program

Award: $2,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be enrolled in the Entrepreneurial Studies Program. Selection based upon academic record, application for admission, and recommendations.


Robert J. Sigman '79 Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate who demonstrates academic merit and financial need.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


James McDaniel Family Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must enroll in at least 15 credit hours per semester.


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.


Scotiabank Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must have completed their second year of study in entrepreneurship and/or accounting, demonstrate financial need, be in good academic standing and meet Ontario residency requirements.


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.


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.


Charles and Selma Knauss Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a full-time entering freshman, current student, or graduate student enrolled in the College of Business. Minimum 2.75 GPA (undergraduates) and 3.0 GPA (graduates) required.


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.


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.


Doc Cohen Franchising Scholarship

Award: $4,500, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be a college student majoring in business, entrepreneurship, finance, food service, franchising, hospitality, or marketing. Essay and two reference letters required.


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.