Many young entrepreneurs dream of owning a business, running a website or starting a personal finance blog (us!) but have limited funds to start. With the hurdle of student fees and homework, many student entrepreneurs have no choice but to forestall their dreams.
The Dollar Genie Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to help students jumpstart their businesses while in school. Dollar Genie, a personal finance blog, believes in helping passionate, hardworking, and talented students achieve their dream of starting their own business.
Dollar Genie will award one (1) $3,000 scholarship to each winner determined by our judges. A total of four (4) scholarships will be awarded for each calendar year. This scholarship is designed to help young entrepreneurs afford the rising cost of education and help them along the road to entrepreneurship.
The scholarship will be awarded in check form, made payable directly to the winners. Please note that you will be contacted directly from our scholarship administrator email: [email protected].
The deadlines for the 2019/2020 scholarships are September 30, 2019 and April 30, 2020.
Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. The student must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or trade school. No major or trade requirements. All students are welcome.
You must submit a 500-1,000 word essay on the below topic to [email protected] by midnight of the scholarship deadline.
Since it was created, the Internet has both helped and complicated the rise of entrepreneurship. How would you leverage the Internet to develop a business? In addition, how would you manage the increased competition and other complexities that an online marketplace produces?