We’re excited to collaborate with the Bush Foundation on this year’s SOCAP event and pleased to announce a special scholarship opportunity–the SOCAP17 Bush Foundation Scholarship for Social Business Creators. This scholarship is open to entrepreneurs based in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the 23 Native nations that share the same geography.
The Bush Foundation is based in St. Paul, Minnesota, and encourages individuals and organizations to think bigger and think differently about what is possible in communities across Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota. With the SOCAP17 Bush Foundation Scholarship for Social Business Creators, leaders from these states will have the chance to attend the Social Capital Markets conference, to build valuable connections and stronger networks. We’ll select 25 outstanding entrepreneurs who have ideas that will improve their communities and region.
Details and Application
Deadline to apply is June 30th!
Scholarship recipients will receive the following:
- Free SOCAP17 full conference pass (valued at $1495)
- Roundtrip airfare
- Hotel accommodations
Social entrepreneurs have always been at the heart of SOCAP. Every year since the first SOCAP conference in 2008, we have provided scholarships to entrepreneurs who are creating innovative solutions with sustainable business models.
Entrepreneur selection process: Selected entrepreneurs will be determined by SOCAP and The Bush Foundation.
Airfare and ground transportation: All entrepreneurs will be booked individually by SOCAP from the Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota region to San Francisco, departing Tuesday, October 10th and returning Saturday, October 14th, 2017. Transportation to and from the host hotel will be provided.
Hotel: All entrepreneurs will be housed individually in the host hotel or a similar hotel in the area.
Registrations: SOCAP17 registrations will be provided to all entrepreneurs, opening them to all the content including valuable sessions, networking events, and receptions.
Meals: Included with registration is 2-3 meals per day while at the conference