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The TEa Pad SCHOLARSHIP for minority entrepreneurship

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The Tea Pad Scholarship award considers the student's grades, leadership roles along with school or community involvement. 

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"It (prejudice) is such a waste. It makes you logy and half-alive. It gives you nothing. It takes away." - Dorothy Dandridge,  

Scholarship Eligibility & Requirements

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  • Undergraduate student.
  • Enrolled with 6 or more credits.
  • Must demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurship.
  • Successfully completed a minimum of 30 credit hours (sophomore standing).
  • Official transcript demonstrating a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.
  • A letter of recommendation letter from a faculty member displaying the applicant’s potential as an entrepreneur.
  • Two letters of recommendation from community members which demonstrates the applicant’s actionable commitment to her community.
  • Submit current resume.
  • Submit a 750-word original essay free of typos discussing what the greatest barriers to entry are for entrepreneurs starting business today and plans for overcoming the barriers.
  • Demonstration of entrepreneurial attributes: forward thinking; passion; strong work ethic; excellent communication skills; creativity; competitive; drive; confident and disciplined.
  • In-person interview with Tea Pad Advisory Board members.


Timeline

 

  • Application Deadline December 27, 2019
  • Award January 2020 (Tea Pad Location TBD)


To begin your application or for more information, email 

Jacquie Cohen Roth, Tea Pad Founder/CEO

jacquie@CannabizMD.com


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