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Harvard Business Services has been helping entrepreneurs form corporations and LLCs since 1981. We are a Delaware Registered Agent and have formed over 190,000 companies. We pride ourselves on making business formation simple by providing top-notch customer service while maintaining the lowest prices in the industry.
Our scholarship was created to help ambitious students chase their dreams by providing a $1,000 award. We're looking for students with the vision, drive, and brilliant idea that can generate the next great business. Students with an existing company and a vision for growth are also encouraged to apply.
PLUS - In addition to the scholarship itself, the winning entry will receive a free incorporation package from Harvard Business Services! We'll help you file and form your new corporation or LLC for no cost.
Please note: We encourage all applicants and student entrepreneurs to perform thorough research and seek expert advice on how to best develop, launch, protect, and grow their businesses. While Harvard Business Services cannot provide legal or accounting advice, we can help student entrepreneurs protect their ideas and intellectual property.
To qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
To be considered, each of the following must also be included in the student's submission:
Application Period Opens: December 2, 2019
Application Deadline: February 28, 2020
Winner Announcement: July 24, 2020 (approximate)
All entries will be reviewed by Harvard Business Services staff. The winner will be announced on or about July 24, 2020. The winning candidate will be contacted via the information provided in the application prior to the announcement and must respond and accept the scholarship award within two weeks of the initial announcement.
The winner will be chosen based on fulfilment of the eligibility criteria and the description of the business idea and student's vision for it as stated in the essay. All applicants will be considered equally without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
Scholarship will be disbursed directly to the recipient's educational institution.
Our scholarship program launched in late 2018, with the first winner being announced in July 2019.
Our 2019 winner was Cassandra Hostuttler of New Martinsville, West Virginia. To learn about Cassandra's winning business idea, visit the winner announcement post on our blog.
Please note: this application will ask you to upload a file for your high school or current college transcript. It will also ask you to upload or type your personal essay. If you do not have these items available, please prepare them before beginning the application.
Harvard can provide assistance throughout the life of your company. These custom services are the most popular with our clients: