Business Concept Competition
During the ELI program, students compete in a Business Concept Competition. Students work in teams to create and develop their own business and business plan proposal. At the end of the week, they will pitch their idea to a group of judges. Each member of the winning team will receive a scholarship to Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, KY.
Members of the winning team will receive a Merit Tier III Scholarship. The Merit Tier III Scholarship is $4,000 per year and will be awarded for 4 years if the student maintains a cumulative grade point average of a 2.50 or above. Students seeking the Merit Tier III Scholarship must have a minimum high school unweighted GPA of 3.5 and at least a score of 21 on the ACT. www.eku.edu 1-859-622-1000. Click here for more scholarship information.