The Mall at Bay Plaza is now accepting applications for the 2023 Bronx Entrepreneurial Scholarship Foundation. The scholarship is offered to young accomplished students who are college-bound high school seniors and based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and an express interest in entrepreneurship and/or business.
The students eligible for assistance must be Bronx residents and must be graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into an accredited four-year college or university with a 3.0 or higher grade-point average. Consideration will be given to academic achievement, financial need, the student’s community service record, and recommendations from teachers, guidance counselors, and/or principles. Students should submit a transcript and a one page essay explaining “Why Entrepreneurship is Important to You.”
Scholarships will be awarded on an annual basis. The scholarship will be disbursed to the student’s college/university’s bursar office in August. Students must continue to attend classes and maintain no lower than a 3.0 grade-point average (or equivalent). Each scholarship awarded will be $3,000 annually (not to exceed $12,000 over four consecutive years).
Recipients will be selected by an independent committee based on application materials provided. Applications are due by April 1st 2023. To apply, send submit a transcript and a one page essay explaining “Why Entrepreneurship is Important to You.” to apply@BronxESFC.com.