Description: Founded by two entrepreneurs, Grasshopper has been making it easier to start and grow a small business since 2003. Back then, we started as just two guys with a dream and to date have served over 250,000 entrepreneurs (and we’re still growing).
Today our commitment to helping entrepreneurs is stronger than ever, and to that end we are proud to introduce the Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship, designed to help young entrepreneurs afford the rising cost of education and help them along the road to entrepreneurship.
Who Can Apply: Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2016 semester. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school.
How to Apply: Apply online at http://grasshopper.com/entrepreneur-scholarship/
Essay Topic: What does market disruption mean to you as an entrepreneur? What would you do to create market disruption for your business? Your essay should be roughly 500-700 words.
Number of Awards: 1
Amount: Grasshopper will award one (1) $5,000 scholarship for the best submitted entry determined by our judges. The scholarship will be awarded in check form, made payable directly to the university that the winner is, or will be, attending for a school term in 2016.
Deadline: April 30, 2016