Ron and Lynn Samuels Scholarship

Ron and Lynn Samuels Scholarship Fund for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Applicants for the scholarship must be Entrepreneurship majors in the School of Business with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 that will be a full-time junior or senior in the fall semester following the spring term when they apply. Recipients will exemplify excellence in entrepreneurial spirit and abilities as shown by their submission of a resume and completion of a questionnaire regarding their entrepreneurial activities.  A panel of Entrepreneurship staff and faculty will determine the recipients.

Recipients will be announced at the Gillespie Business Plan Competition in April and awards distributed for the fall semester.

Ron and Lynn Samuels Scholarship

  • This is a nine digit number. It will have 010 to start and be followed by six numbers. Enter it exactly as it appears on your student id.
  • Describe an experience you have had (summer job, internship, family business) with an entrepreneurial business, start-up or early stage company or family business. [250 words max]
  • Describe your interest in building and owning your own business someday?
  • What do you believe will be the most important aspect of preparing to be an entrepreneur?

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