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The TEa Pad SCHOLARSHIP for minority entrepreneurship


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


"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


  • Undergraduate student enrolled in 6+ credit hours
  • Candidate must demonstrate of entrepreneurial attributes: forward thinking; passion; strong work ethic; excellent communication skills; creativity; competitive; drive; confident and disciplined.  an interest in entrepreneurship.
  • Submit an official transcript demonstrating a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation letter from a faculty member displaying the applicant’s potential as an entrepreneur.
  • Submit 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 discussing what the greatest barriers to entry are for entrepreneurs starting business today and plans for overcoming the barriers.
  • Requires an interview with Tea Pad Advisory Board member(s).



  • Application Deadline May 30, 2020
  • Award August 2020 

For more information or to submit your application, 


Jacquie Cohen Roth, Tea Pad Founder/CEO


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