Baylor Center for Entrepreneurship Seeks Nominations for Young Entrepreneur Award | Media Communications

Baylor University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise is seeking nominations for the 2018 Baylor Youth Entrepreneur Award program through Jan. 5, 2018.

Winner receives $2,000 and connections via Baylor’s business network

WACO, Texas (Nov. 14, 2017) – Do you know a high school student who is a budding – or maybe already successful – entrepreneur?

Baylor University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise is seeking nominations for the 2018 Baylor Youth Entrepreneur Award program through Jan. 5, 2018. The program honors outstanding young entrepreneurs who are currently in high school and are running their own ventures. To nominate a student entrepreneur, click on the link to the award program webpage and click on the “Nominate” button. Then complete the form.

All nominees will be contacted by program staff and encouraged to complete the Baylor Youth Entrepreneur Application and video. The applications and videos are reviewed by a panel of judges. The judges will choose 10 finalists.

Prizes are awarded for first, second and third place. The first-place winner receives $2,000, one connection made through Baylor’s business network, five “credits” of hourly time that can be used for mentorship from personnel in Baylor’s Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Young Entrepreneur of the Year trophy.

The second-place winner will receive $1,500 and the third-place winner will receive $500. Up to 10 finalists and their chaperones will be invited to campus for the final competition. All award winners and finalists will receive recognition, mentoring and trophies at the on-campus event.

Requirements for the award include:

• Must be a high school student at time of application

• Must have established a business that currently generates revenue (or has clear sight to revenue within three months of application date)

• Student must be main owner-operator of business

• Can be located anywhere in continental United States, or…

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