Gonzaga Entrepreneurial Leader Scholarship

$20,000 Scholarship Awarded Over Four Years ($5,000 per year)
to Rising Entrepreneurial Scholars

Entrepreneur: one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risk of a business or enterprise. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)

Gonzaga University seeks to recruit students across the academic disciplines with a desire to develop entrepreneurial leadership skills and ultimately use those skills to improve communities. Gonzaga is a Catholic, Jesuit, liberal arts university dedicated to educating the whole person and graduating individuals committed to improving communities. Gonzaga provides a nationally-commended education founded on classical principles and a commitment to diversity.

To apply, students must:

  • Submit the Application for Admission to Gonzaga University by February 1
  • Submit the Entreprenurial Leader Scholarship Application by February 1
  • Currently be a senior in high school
  • Have an unweighted, cumulative HS GPA of at least 3.5
  • Have strong test scores, no lower than a 1310 SAT or 28 ACT composite
  • Show an understanding of, and a passion for, entrepreneurship
  • Have a record of service and extracurricular involvement

Postmarked deadline for completed application is February 1.

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PART ONE: Applicant Information

Student's First Name:
Student's Middle Name:
Student's Last Name:
Date of Birth:
Mailing Address:
Address cont.:
Zip/Postal Code:
E-Mail Address:
High School:
Intended area(s) of study at Gonzaga:
Enter at least one set of test scores below:
SAT: Evidence Based Reading and Writing: Math:
or ACT score:

Upload the answers to the following two sections in a single document (Word, text, Rich Text, or PDF).
PART TWO: Short Answer Question

In a paragraph, explain your interest in entrepreneurship:

PART Three: Essay

In an essay of no more than 500 words, please discuss a need you see in society for a product or service and how that need could be met.

Please include a short heading with your name and the name of this scholarship at the top of your essay.

Please upload your answers and essay in a single document in MS Word, Rich Text, Plain Text, or PDF format:

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