$2,500 Scholarship -Student Entrepreneur of the Year

Student Entrepreneur of the Year Scholarship

Each year the Bloch School’s Regnier Institute Advisory Council gives a $2500 scholarship to a Bloch School student for significant entrepreneurial achievement. The scholarship winner will be announced on September 26, 2014. The scholarship winner will be expected to attend the annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award Dinner on October 14, 2014 and give a short speech.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Must be a degree-seeking student at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management

  • Must be a student in good academic standing (minimum 3.0 grade point average)

The scholarship winner will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Entrepreneurship Performance: The five key elements of creativity, originality, risk taking, action/results orientation and persistence will be evaluated.

    • Demonstrated entrepreneurial skills in overcoming an obstacle(s) to achieve a goal

    • Actively participated in the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s entrepreneurship activities.

  • Academic Performance: Minimum 3.0 grade point average

Scholarship Application Packet

Applications are accepted in the Fall Semester only.

The completed scholarship application packet must include the following:

  • Completed scholarship application form (please type or print legibly)

  • 500-word essay describing your entrepreneurial activities

  • Current copy of your resume

  • One faculty or professional recommendation letter

Application Deadline and Submission of Materials

Return your completed scholarship application packet to the Bloch School Student Services Office located in Bloch Heritage Hall Room 115 by 4 PM on September 19, 2014. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Questions

Any questions about the scholarship application or process should be directed to Lisa Kliethermes kliethermesl@umkc.edu or 816-235-6115.

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