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NW Oklahoma Youth Business & Entrepreneurship Scholars Program
Patty Rowe
Monday, April 08, 2019

The Youth Business & Entrepreneurship Scholars Program is hosted on the NWOSU Woodward campus June 24-26 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It is open to grades 10, 11, & 12 with a "B" average or higher. Selected students will receive business training and exposure to higher education on the campus of NWOSU in Woodward, along with a full scholarship to cover the cost of attendance plus materials. Required application materials include: (1) 2019 Application; (2) Transcript; (3) Personal Statement; and (4) Letter of Recommendation (from guidance counselor or teacher). Application deadline is April 15. The program includes lectures, corporate visits, business plan development and a case competition with the goal of preparing the next generation of business leaders. A panel of judges from the business community will evaluate the business case presented by teams of students. Scholarships up to $500 and prizes will be award to winners of the various competitions.

 Facilities and Meals Students will participate in a fully immersed collegiate experience on the campus of NWOSU in Woodward including lunch each day.

 Lectures taught by NWOSU professors and local business leaders. Topics include introductory business courses in accounting, marketing, finance (financial literacy), entrepreneurship, leadership and ethics.

 Corporate visits to help students gain exposure to a range of businesses and industries, as well as the application of business principles in the real world as they interact with local corporate executives during on‐site visits.

 Business plan development and team competition to allow participants to demonstrate their learning by developing and presenting a business plan to a panel of local executives

If you have any questions or concerns about the program, please contact Jana Walker at:
580-254-2530 or jawalker@nwosu.edu