2016 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship - $5,000

2016 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship

Enter for the Chance to Win a $5,000 Scholarship

Founded by two entrepreneurs, Grasshopper has been making it easier to start and grow a small business since 2003. Back then, we started as just two guys with a dream and to date have served over 150,000 entrepreneurs (and we're still growing).

Today our commitment to helping entrepreneurs is stronger than ever, and to that end we are proud to introduce the Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship, designed to help young entrepreneurs afford the rising cost of education and help them along the road to entrepreneurship.

Scholarship Award

Grasshopper will award one (1) $5,000 scholarship for the best submitted entry determined by our judges. The scholarship will be awarded in check form, made payable directly to the university that the winner is, or will be, attending for a school term in 2016.

Scholarship Deadline

April 30th, 2016

Eligibility Requirements

Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2016 semester. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school.


What does market disruption mean to you as an entrepreneur? What would you do to create market disruption for your business?

Tips for Scholarship Submission Success

  1. You should double check for typos and grammatical errors. Remember, not everything will be underlined in red!
  2. Your essay should stay on the topic provided. Other topics will not be considered.
  3. Use real life examples if you have them. We’d love to hear how this has impacted you directly.
  4. Your essay should be roughly 500-700 words.

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