The Create Over Conform scholarship is funded to a deserving scholar presented by Legacies Live Forever, Brands. Create Over Conform was founded on the belief that minority entrepreneurs should be provided the capital needed to help advance the world. This scholarship targets high achieving scholars who aspire to attain entrepreneurship education beyond the secondary education platform. Create over Conform provides funding to ease the burden of accessing resources used to advance his/her education as an entrepreneur. Create Over Conform scholarship recipient(s) will be selected from a group of academically competitive, need-based four-year secondary institution eligible students in greater areas of Houston, Texas and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The following scholarships will be awarded in 2021:
One (1) $500 Scholarship
Two (2) School Supply Packages
Criteria for eligibility is as follows:
(1) Have been accepted to a 2 or 4-year institution of higher education
(2) Currently enrolled in a 2 or 4-year institution of higher education majoring in business, marketing, leadership and/or entrepreneurship
(3) Currently pursuing starting a business/self-employed
Submission Proof for Entrepreneurs:
Proof of business start-up plan or proof of business activity (Limited Liability Company, Sole Proprietorship, Incorporation, Doing Business As)
March 11th, 2021, 11:59 P.M. Central Standard Time
Applications submitted past this deadline will be disqualified.
May 2021 - #CreateOverConform Scholarship Awardees Will Be Notified
[Due to the high amount of documents received, NCMPRBL + Legacies Live Forever, Brands will respond directly to winner(s) of the scholarship.]
Statement from Dr. Mario McCoy, Founder of NCMPRBL: “Being born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and growing NCMPRBL in one of the nation's flourishing areas for black entrepreneurs in Houston, Texas, positions us to offer access to capital that will advance tomorrow's leaders in their future entrepreneurial endeavors. By providing a resource that opens up the entrepreneurial space to a generation that is eager to learn and apply the skill sets needed to be successful while merging passion-filled brand-building provides unmatched fulfillment as we seek to make a difference in our communities.”
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