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The Progress 64 Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund

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Progress 64 West and YouthBridge Community Foundation of Greater St. Louis have announced the establishment of a scholarship fund that has the power to help high school seniors achieve their educational goals – The Progress 64 Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund.  The mission of the joint effort is to support, encourage and foster young entrepreneurs by awarding scholarships to high school seniors living or going to school in St. Louis City, County and St. Charles County. The one-year awards can be used at trade schools as well as two-year colleges and universities.

Scholarships for the  2023/24 School Year 

To qualify for consideration, students are required to submit an executive summary of a business plan that includes a description of the business concept; a market analysis, including market need, competition and profit strategy; an operations plan and sales and marketing strategies. The application deadline is Oct. 23. Additional details and an application can be found below.



2023/24 Presenting Scholarship Sponsors
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West/Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Network

Homestead Financial Mortgage 

Ten Talents Foundation 

Judy Sindecruse 

Five Angels Foundation 

Sharon Huber 

Cutter and Company 

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About the Scholarship:

Scholarships for the 2023/24 year will be at an all time high of $25,000 for area high school seniors attending schools along the I-64/Highway 40 corridor. The funds are awarded by the Progress 64 Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund program in a joint effort with Youthbridge for those living or going to school in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County based upon their submission of an Executive Summary of a Business Plan. 

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