Student Application

Before you begin, please read the following important information:

  1. Get permission. Parent/guardian permission is required and their acknowledgement is needed at the end of the application, so speak with them before starting.

  2. Prepare your essays. Review the two essay questions near the end of the application below. Be prepared to provide well thought-out responses.

  3. Additional items needed to complete your application. After submitting the form below, send these items to info@yeabr.org:

    • A recent photo of yourself - a mobile phone photo is fine.

    • Current transcript - an unofficial copy from your school's guidance office is ok.

    • Recommendation letter - ask a teacher, guidance counselor, community leader, or another person who knows your strengths to write a letter of recommendation for you.

  4. Be ready for an interview. After submitting your application, a short, 20 minute phone or video interview will be scheduled. We look forward to meeting you and hearing more about your interest in entrepreneurship.

Student Information (* = Required information)
Student Name *
Student Name
Birthdate *
Birthdate
Student Address *
Student Address
Student Mobile Phone
Student Mobile Phone
Student Home Phone
Student Home Phone
Applicants must be entering grades 8-12 this fall.
Applicants must be graduating between 2020 and 2024.
What is the name of the person or publication, location of the ad, social media network, TV/Radio station, etc. that informed you about YEA?
Need-based scholarship interest *
Are you interested in learning about your eligibility for a need-based scholarship?
Parent/Guardian 1 Information
Parent/Guardian 1 Name *
Parent/Guardian 1 Name
Parent/Guardian 1 Mobile
Parent/Guardian 1 Mobile
Parent/Guardian 1 Work Phone
Parent/Guardian 1 Work Phone
Parent/Guardian 1 Home Phone, if different than student's
Parent/Guardian 1 Home Phone, if different than student's
Parent/Guardian 1 Address, if different than student's
Parent/Guardian 1 Address, if different than student's
Parent/Guardian 2 Information
Parent/Guardian 2 Name
Parent/Guardian 2 Name
Parent/Guardian 2 Mobile
Parent/Guardian 2 Mobile
Parent/Guardian 2 Work Phone
Parent/Guardian 2 Work Phone
Parent/Guardian 2 Home Phone, if different from student's
Parent/Guardian 2 Home Phone, if different from student's
Parent/Guardian 2 Address, if different than student's
Parent/Guardian 2 Address, if different than student's
Qualities of successful entrepreneurs often include: - Persistence - Inquisitiveness - Self-confidence - Tolerance for failure - Creativity - Innovation - Personal initiative - Competitiveness - Commitment - Strong management and organizational skills Describe a situation when you demonstrated at least two of these qualities, and the outcome. Be specific.
Please answer TWO of the following questions/topics: (a) Why are you interested in learning about entrepreneurship? (b) If you have a creative and innovative idea for a business or social movement - or if you are in the process of launching one, please describe. (c) Describe an entrepreneurial idea or story that inspires you. What about it inspires you?
Additional items required to complete the application - send to: info@yeabr.org *
I understand that the following items are required to complete this application (send to: info@yeabr.org): 1. A recent photo of myself 2. Current transcript - an unofficial transcript is acceptable, and is usually available from the school's guidance office. 3. Recommendation letter - ask a teacher, guidance counselor, community leader, or another person who knows your strengths to write a recommendation letter for you.
Application Terms for Parent/Guardian: Please Read
If my son/daughter is accepted, I agree to abide by the Young Entrepreneurs Academy regulations and rules. I understand that a payment plan must be selected and a deposit received and that no deductions or refunds will be given for late cancellations or expulsion. Furthermore, I give permission for my son/daughter to attend all functions and activities connected with Young Entrepreneurs Academy, including any which may be held off campus. I hereby release the Young Entrepreneurs Academy and the officers, trustees, employees, agents, and volunteers of the aforementioned organizations for all actions, claims, or demands for damages resulting from my child’s participation in the activities, and from liability and damages, injuries, or losses which might be sustained by my child, except those caused by the direct and sole negligence of the aforementioned organizations.
Parent/Guardian, do you understand and agree to the terms listed above? *
Date Agreed *
Date Agreed