The purpose of “Bautista LeRoy Entrepreneur Scholarship” is to provide financial assistance to students who want to gain valuable networking and entrepreneur experience. The scholarship is available to any student enrolled in a professional school (Business, Journalism, Law, Medical, Social Work, etc.) to be used for tuition, books, school supplies or joining area professional networking associations.
The “Bautista LeRoy Entrepreneur Scholarship” shall be administered by the law firm of Bautista LeRoy, LLC and all decisions of the Bautista LeRoy, LLC in reviewing applications and administering this Scholarship Program are final.
THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Bautista LeRoy LLC will award a maximum of $2,500.00 for the “Bautista LeRoy Entrepreneur Scholarship” annually. All amounts are in U.S. dollars.
Scholarships will be awarded based primarily on need and quality of the proposed candidates. Scholarship awards will be given to members of the AABAKC.
Applications are due by March 30 each calendar year and awarded May 30th of the same year. Early application is recommended. Bautista LeRoy, LLC will not be responsible for lost or misdirected e-mail, mail, or applications that arrive after the deadline.
FORM OF APPLICATION
- To apply, submit an official application form (see attached) and a 250-word maximum, typed essay. The essay must address:
- Why you are applying for “Bautista LeRoy Entrepreneur Scholarship”;
- How receiving this scholarship will benefit your professional goals; and
- The basis and extent of your need for this Scholarship.
Applications and essays will be judged on demonstration of commitment to the applicant’s professional development and/or career, and the possible impact of the “Bautista LeRoy Entrepreneur Scholarship” on the life of the recipient, his/her profession and/or community. Applicants may be asked to provide receipts, proof of enrollment, documentation of coursework, educational acceptance, and/or other information related to the application. Applicants may also be subject to an interview.
Applications will be accepted electronically and shall be e-mailed to: angela [@] bautistaleroy.com
RELEASE AND WAIVER
“Bautista LeRoy Entrepreneur Scholarship” recipients grant Bautista LeRoy, LLC the right to use their name, likeness, essay and application for any advertising, promotion and/or publicity purposes without further compensation to or permission from the recipient, except where prohibited by law. Applications become the property of Bautista LeRoy, LLC, and it will own all rights to all applications received. Applications will not be returned. All applications must be the sole property of the applicant. Applications must be an original work of the applicant.
With the submission of an application, applicants agree to release and hold harmless Bautista LeRoy LLC, and its directors, employees, officers and agents, from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from, or in connection with, the judging of the Scholarship applications, the decision to award Scholarships, and the awarding, receipt, and/or use or misuse of Scholarship money.