|B.I.G. 2010 Scholarship Information and Application|
The B.I.G. Scholarship-2010
The B.I.G Scholarship recipient will receive a cash award of at least $350.00.
B.I.G is a business networking group for women founded in Bernardsville, NJ -- a growing community of intelligent, creative and entrepreneurial women who want to share their business ideas and build upon their dreams.
B.I.G. has created a scholarship program to benefit female high school entrepreneurs. The scholarship recognizes a high school female senior who shows exemplary entrepreneurial skills, strives to be a future leader in business and seeks financial independence.
B.I.G. appreciates the value of entrepreneurship and the power of self-sufficiency.Girls today are growing up with more options than in generations past and face the world with a lessening sense of co-dependency. By offering this scholarship, B.I.G. wants to emphasize the importance of maintaining financial independence.
· Minimum GPA of 3.5
· Participation in community service activities
· Teacher recommendation-100 words or less describing attributes and ambition
· Senior female
· Must be a resident of Bernardsville, Bedminster, Peapack-Gladstone or Basking Ridge
Submit application to: The B.I.G. Scholarship Committee-P.O. Box 51-Bernardsville, NJ 07924
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANT INFORMATION
First Name: ________________________________________________
Date of Birth: ______________________________________________
Home Address: _____________________________________________
Home Phone: ______________________________________________
Names of Parents or Guardians: ______________________________
High School Attending: ______________________________________
Guidance Counselor: ________________________________________
Community Activities: _______________________________________
Business Plan Outline
COMPANY NAME: HERE
Vision: Describe your business. Include geographic scope, type of business, product or service offering and description of your target market. What are you building?
Mission: Describe why your business exists in one-two sentences. What is the purpose of the business? Why does your business exist?
Objectives: List 4-8 goals that the business must achieve to be successful. What measurable results are important to the success of the business?
Strategies: Describe 4-8 things that the business must do in order to be successful. Define how the business will be built and managed. How will you build the business?
Tactics: What are the 4-8 specific projects that must be successfully completed to implement the strategies listed above. These are short-term tactical tasks and programs. What is the work to be done?
Financials/Budget: Outline the expenses that are necessary to build the business. Marketing and operations costs should be included. Also include how pricing of your product and/or service is defined. Does your idea make financial sense? What will it cost to bring the product/service to market?