Small Business Scholarship Finalists Announced

Every year, is proud to host the Small Business Scholarship Program. Students are asked to submit an essay about their small business experience and how it has shaped their lives and paved the way for their future plans. Today, I am excited to announce our 9 finalists in the running to receive a $1,500 scholarship to help invest in their entrepreneurial endeavors.

It’s been a tough month for the scholarship committee as we’ve read hundreds of inspiring and moving stories from students across the U.S. The talent, ambition, ideas and potential we’ve seen come through this year is unmatched. After several rounds of discussions and very difficult decisions, we’ve arrived at our finalists for this year’s program.

Meet the Finalists

Here are the applicants selected as this year’s final 9:

Davis George

Brandon Boynton

Peter Blizerian

Stephanie Keller

Jake Norman

Nathan Chiu

Sera Levine

Nicholas LaBriola

Gianfranco Filice

What’s Next?

Now that the 10 finalists have been selected, it’s up to the crowd to decide which three will win a $1,500 scholarship. The voting period opens today and ends on May 31, 2016. You may vote once per day every day until the voting period ends. The three finalists with the most votes will receive a scholarship from Click on the finalists’ names above to read their essays and then cast your vote at

A big thank you to all of those who applied this year and our education partners who helped spread the word.

Congratulations to this year’s finalists and happy voting!

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