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 Entrepreneurial 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

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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.

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