The McKelvey Foundation
Scholarship Name: The McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship
Description: To qualify for the McKelvey Foundation’s Entrepreneurial Scholarship applicants must:
- Have owned their own business for a year or more
- Employ at least one person
- Have graduated from HS in the previous year
- Attend any four-year college or university in the U.S.
The foundation is giving away 100 awards and recipients can receive up to $10,000 per year for all 4 years for a total of $40,000.
Awards per Year: 100
Award is Open to: High school seniors
Major/Field of Study: Business
How to Apply/Contact: Learn more on the website (click on Entrepreneurial Scholarship link). You can also call 877-McKelvey (625-3583) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Scholarship Name: Thurgood Marshall College Fund Wachovia Scholarship
Description: Are you a sophomore, majoring in business or finance, attending a HBCU (Historically Black College or University)? If you fit that bill, you might win one of 35 $4,400 scholarships offered by the Wachovia Fund together with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Qualified applicants must be U.S. citizens with a minimum 3.0 GPA. First generation college students are strongly encouraged to apply.
Awards per Year: 35
Award is Open to: College sophomores attending historically black colleges or universities
Major/Field of Study: Business of finance
How to Apply/Contact: Download an application online and apply. (Be sure to check out the Thurgood Marshall College Fund website, because they have a host of other scholarships opportunities for students attending HBCU.