The Detroit CEO Scholarship Fund was created to help businesses flourish and succeed. Great ideas and services deserve an opportunity to start entrepreneurial efforts and community initiatives off strongly with the capital needed for purchases such as equipment, web presence, marketing and software. To provide assistance in those areas, we’re gifting eligible ventures a $500 scholarship. The application deadline is March 1, 2018, with the gift to be distributed via PayPal or Cash App on or before June 1, 2018.
Applications are open to business owners in all 50 states who pride themselves on having a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, and providing an admirable customer service experience for their patrons.
Eligible ventures include: beauty, coaching (life, business), virtual services, food, apparel, digital media, film, mentoring and lifestyle brands. Submissions must include an essay that provides:
- Your business name
- Your business structure (Partnership, LLC, Sole Prorietorship, etc.)
- Contact Phone Number
- Website Address
- Social Media Handles
- Date of Creation
- Main Business Activities
- Your target market
- Your Company Mission Statement
- Company Email Address
- Your company vision
- A full statement of how the funds will be allocated
- Your company core values