2017 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship
Grasshopper will award one (1) $5,000 scholarship for the best submitted entry determined by our judges. The scholarship will be awarded in check form, made payable directly to the university that the winner is, or will be, attending for a school term in 2017.
The deadline for the 2017 scholarship is April 30, 2017.
Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2017 semester. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school.
Since it was created, the internet has both helped and complicated the rise of entrepreneurship. How would you leverage the internet to develop a business? In addition, how would you manage the increased competition and other complexities that an online marketplace produces?
You should double check for typos and grammatical errors. Remember, not everything will be underlined in red!
Your essay should stay on the topic provided. Other topics will not be considered.
Use real life examples if you have them. We’d love to hear how this has impacted you directly.
Your essay should be roughly 500-700 words.
Tips for Scholarship Submission Success
Winner Selection & Announcement
A winner will be selected and announced on our blog and on this page on or before June 15th, 2017.
Terms & Conditions
By submitting an entry to the Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship, you transfer all rights and ownership of submitted content to Grasshopper, regardless of whether your entry is selected as a winner. Grasshopper reserves the right to publish submitted work at the conclusion of the entry period in any manner Grasshopper deems appropriate.
No purchase necessary for entry or winning.
Selection of winning submission is entirely at the discretion of Grasshopper. The winner will be contacted by Grasshopper via the email address used for submission. The winner will be confirmed ONLY after providing proof of enrollment in the form of a copy of a tuition bill OR letter of proof from the accredited United States college, university, or trade school at which the winner is enrolled. Upon confirmation of enrollment, the winner will be publicly announced on Grasshopper.com, and Grasshopper will mail a check to the University on behalf of the winner. In the event a winner cannot prove enrollment at a college, university, or trade school, a secondary winner will be chosen.