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Scholarships

The Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship offers two scholarships for students who demonstrate a strong interest in entrepreneurship.

Scholarships are now available through the Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship for the 2018/19 academic year.

The Joseph and Frieda Faiman Eisenberg/VPC Endowed Scholarship

The Joseph and Frieda Faiman Eisenberg/VPC Endowed Scholarship is available for UMBC undergraduate students and the deadline for applying is September 28, 2018.

The Joseph and Frieda Faiman Eisenberg/VPC Endowed Scholarship provides a $500 scholarship award to an outstanding UMBC undergraduate interested in becoming an entrepreneur. The scholarship will be awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year.  

CRITERIA:

  • Be a full-time degree-seeking student in good standing at UMBC
  • Submit a personal statement about their interest in entrepreneurship
  • Submit a resume
  • Demonstrate an interest in becoming an entrepreneur
  • Have a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average

Submit application via email to:

Vivian Armor, Director

UMBC Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship

armor@umbc.edu

Sherman Bldg, Room 477

APPLY HERE

The PNC Scholars/Fellows Program

The PNC Scholars/Fellows Program is available for UMBC graduate and undergraduate students and awards can be applied as academic scholarships or “seed funding” for an entrepreneurial venture.  Deadline for applying is October 26, 2018.

The PNC Scholars/Fellows Program provides awards up to $3,000 to outstanding UMBC students interested in becoming an entrepreneur. The scholarship will be awarded for the 2018 – 2019 academic year. The awards will be used as academic scholarships (up to $1,000), or as “seed funding” (up to $2,000) to launch new ventures or community based social entrepreneurship projects.  

 

CRITERIA:

  • Submit a 1-2 page personal statement about their interest in entrepreneurship.  The statement should:
  • Describe the impact an academic scholarship will have on their future as an entrepreneur or social innovator or
  • Describe how the award money will be used as “seed funding” to launch a new venture, or “seed funding” to launch a community based social entrepreneurship project.  Submit a preliminary budget outlining anticipated expenses.
  • Submit an updated resume
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Apply via email by October 26, 2018 to:

Vivian Armor, Director

UMBC Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship

armor@umbc.edu

SHERMAN BLDG, ROOM 477

APPLY HERE