$5,000 Fundbox Small Business Funding Scholarship

No one can dispute that small business is the very bedrock upon which the U.S. economy is built. In fact, according to 2017 statistics from the Small Business Administration, small business makes up 98% of all business in the U.S. and small business owners employ 50% of the private sector workforce. We have been providing small business funding to business owners for many years now.

Because small businesses are so foundational to our economic well-being, we have decided to launch the first annual Fundbox Future Small Business Owner Scholarship. We invite all those who are currently enrolled or will be enrolling in an accredited college or university for the 2018/2019 academic year to share with us their own small business visions on how they plan to change their community and the world around us through their entrepreneurial vision.

We offer prizes for the first, second, third position in the prize amounts of: $3,500, $1,000, $500 respectively.

The application deadline for 2020-2021 academic year is Dec 31, 2019 at 6:00pm EST.

Essay details

In a 1,000 words or less, describe how you plan to use your knowledge and skill sets to create a small business (or big business) that would help impact society in a positive manner.


Any legal U.S resident at least eighteen (18) years old who meets one of the following criteria:

  • A high school senior who will be attending an accredited college or university in the next academic year.
  • Currently attending an accredited college or university (undergraduate or graduate students are both eligible)

How to Apply

  1. Submit the Fundbox Future Small Business Owner Scholarship Application.
  2. By applying, you agree to the full Scholarship Terms and Conditions.
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