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, and be prepared to provide well thought-out responses.

  3. Recommendation. Speak with a teacher, guidance counselor, or community leader who knows your strengths and would be willing to write a letter of recommendation. If you have their contact information now, enter it in the application so that we can contact them on your behalf. Alternatively, their recommendation can be sent directly to info@yeabr.org.

  4. Additional items needed. After submitting the application, the following three items are required:

    • Current photo. Send a recent photo of yourself to info@yeabr.org.

    • Current transcript. Send your current academic transcript to info@yeabr.org. An unofficial transcript is acceptable, and is usually available from your school's guidance office.

    • Recommendation letter. On your behalf, we will contact the person you identify in the application for a recommendation letter. Alternatively, their recommendation can be sent directly to info@yeabr.org.

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 soon - send to: info@yeabr.org *
I understand that the following items are required soon: 1. Photo: send a recent photo of me to info@yeabr.org 2. Transcript: send my most current academic transcript to info@yeabr.org. An unofficial transcript is acceptable, and is usually available from the school's guidance office. 3. Recommendation: speak with a teacher, guidance counselor, or community leader (identified below) who would be willing to write a recommendation letter for me. YEA BR will contact them on my behalf, or they can send the letter to: info@yeabr.org.
Recommendation Letter
On your behalf, we will contact your teacher, guidance counselor, or community leader to write a letter of recommendation.
If you do not have their contact information now, you may provide it later. Alternatively, their recommendation can be sent directly to info@yeabr.org.
Recommender's Name
Recommender's Name
Recommender's Work Phone
Recommender's Work Phone
Recommender's Mobile Phone
Recommender's Mobile Phone
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