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Jailyn Tamia Scholarship

2 winners, $1,000 each
Application Deadline
May 1, 2023
Winners Announced
May 30, 2023
Education Level
Undergraduate, Graduate
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
Undergraduate or graduate student
Majo of Interest:
Business or related field
Plan to begin a business or become an entrepreneur

For many students, it is hard to focus on a college degree and begin a business they’ve always dreamed of. 

The Jailyn Tamia Scholarship believes in supporting aspiring and current entrepreneurs and business owners. 

This scholarship aims to support students who plan to start their own businesses alongside their studies. 

Undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Business or a related field with at least a 3.0 GPA who plan to begin a business or become an entrepreneur may apply. 

To apply, please share any financial struggles you may have endured or hindered your business aspirations and how you plan to navigate your college career while opening a business.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Passion
Published February 10, 2023
Essay Topic

Please share any financial struggles that have hindered you or caused a delay in starting your own business.  

How do you plan to navigate your college career while opening your business? 

400–600 words

Winning Applications

Amiah Johnson
Prairie View A & M UniversityFort Worth, TX
Jace Beard
Texas Tech UniversityMesquite, TX


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is May 1, 2023. Winners will be announced on May 30, 2023.

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