B.I.G. (Believe, Inspire, Grow), a women’s support, education and networking organization, currently offers a scholarship program that benefits high school junior and senior women, or female students enrolled in a college or university who show exemplary entrepreneurial skills, strives to be a future leader in business, and seeks financial independence.
Applicants are asked to create a 1-2 page business plan. Their company can be in the business plan stage or an actual entity. “We are seeking applicants who show an innovative approach in her business plan outline. These young women complement B.I.G.’s vision that we should never lose sight of our entrepreneurial spirit,” said Rebecca Hull, co-founder of B.I.G. and member of the scholarship committee. “B.I.G. celebrates the value of entrepreneurship and the power of self-sufficiency. By offering this scholarship, we want to emphasize the importance of maintaining financial independence.” Deadline for the scholarship is March 15, 2013.
Founded in Bernardsville, NJ, B.I.G. is a membership-based organization utilizing face-to-face community meetings and an interactive website to provide intelligent women a positive and educational support network to help move their business ideas forward. Many of these women have been out of the workforce for several years or they are looking to make a change in their current career.
B.I.G. has over 1500 members in fifty different communities nationally and is expanding rapidly. For more information about B.I.G.’s Scholarship Initiative, and about B.I.G, please visit www.believeinspiregrow.com