Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Forbes School of Business & Technology

The 2018 submission periods have closed. Look for details in early 2019 to submit.

The Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University is proud to offer $5,000 scholarships to students who exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit. Ashford University is committed to supporting the creation of new ideas that increase economic activity and advance society through business solutions. A committee composed of Forbes School of Business & Technology faculty members will evaluate each submission and determine the winners. The scholarship award will be applied to future tuition charges in the student’s Forbes School of Business & Technology degree program.

The Entrepreneurship Scholarship opportunity is open to prospective students, students currently enrolled in an Ashford University degree program, returning students, and alumni of Ashford University degree programs.

The committee will select recipients based on the most compelling application, the applicant’s current business and/or new business idea, and its potential impact on the economy.

Please see the table below for application deadlines.

Please note that in order to be eligible, a current business plan and/or new business idea must be submitted along with the form. Applicants may re-submit their business plan for each scholarship award period.

Scholarship Submission Periods

The submission periods for 2018 are now closed. Please check back soon for updates to submit in 2019. The recipient(s) for the last submission period of 2018 will be notified by November 30, 2018.

How to Apply

To apply for the Entrepreneurship Scholarship, fill out the submission form, below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Terms & Conditions

Forbes School of Business Scholarship for Entrepreneurs Application

Where did you learn / find out about this scholarship opportunity?
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I am a(n):
NOTE: Prospective students must meet Ashford University admission requirements as articulated in the Academic Catalog.

Supporting Documentation

If you started and currently operate a business, please attach the following documents for a complete application:

A written plan containining:

  • Introductions
  • Description of business 
  • Your current role in the business
  • Market share
  • Growth
  • Current and future impact on the economy
One file only.
256 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
A copy of your business license.
One file only.
256 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
Is this a Current Business?

If you are submitting a new business idea, please attach the following document for a complete application:

A written plan containing:
  • Introduction
  • The opportunity
  • The idea
  • The team
  • The critical success factors
  • Potential impact on the economy
One file only.
256 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.