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University of Edinburgh Reuben Singh Scholarship, UK

University of Edinburgh


Deadline:

May 16, 2016

Disciplines:

Any

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University of Edinburgh Reuben Singh Scholarship

Entrepreneur Reuben Singh is proud to present the Reuben Singh Scholarship Programme, a fantastic opportunity to fund your university fees.

Are you a fledgling entrepreneur, social enterprise start-up or even an eBay mogul? If so, you’re being invited to apply for a scholarship worth £9,000 to pay for your education while working on your young businesses.

Reuben Singh has launched the scheme as a helping hand for the start-up tycoons of tomorrow. Singh, who himself was an entrepreneur from an early age, believes that business education in the UK should be anchored in real-world scenarios.

This means innovative solutions to changes in law, technology, social media and more.

His firm alldayPA was set up in 1999 and today handles calls for over 23,000 UK businesses acting as a virtual reception, switchboard and customer services team.

Applicants must be UK residents with a confirmed place at university for the 2016/17 academic year.

Young business people who have already shown initiative in creating their own business venture will be required to demonstrate the nature of their business, why they set it up, what they achieved and the lessons they have learned to date.

Hopefuls can enter the scheme by filling out an application form and submitting an essay of no more than 2,500 words, addressing the following questions:

What does the future of business look like to you?
What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
Identify the next big domestic or international market and discuss why you feel this is such a big opportunity.

Entries should be submitted to scholarships@reubensingh.com by 31st May 2016.

They will also need to provide evidence of their entrepreneurial activities to date, including examples of ventures or endeavors they have undertaken.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview with the Reuben Singh Scholarship panel.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduates resident in the UK who have a confirmed place at a UK university, commencing the academic year following the deadline.

Applying

By application form detailing examples and evidence of entrepreneurial activities or endeavours, and submission of a 2,500 word essay addressing: what does the future of business look like; what does entrepreneurship mean to you and identifying and discussing the next big business opportunity in the domestic or international market. Entries will be examined by a judging panel who will then select the shortlisted entries for interview.

DEADLINE: 16th May 2016

Please send your entry to scholarships@reubensingh.com



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April 12, 2016




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