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 FUTUREBOSS Offers Students Scholarships and More

Entrepreneurial high school students can get a $1,000 scholarship and tablet computer as part of the FUTUREBOSS Student Entrepreneurship Course and Scholarship Competition, which is taking place in March.

The competition is a free project-based entrepreneurial training and student scholarship competition. This program teaches students to understand entrepreneurial skills and develop ethical business values while providing scholarships and a channel to help young entrepreneurs start a business. 

It will be held March 10 through 12 at Alliant School of Management and feature university faculty and expert mentors.

Any high school student in San Diego County is eligible. Applications are due Feb. 10.

A total of 40 students will be chosen to attend the three-day university level course on how to become better leaders and successful business owners. University professors and professional coaches deliver 20 hours of entrepreneurship lessons in multiple topics ranging from social media to accounting.

The San Diego County Office of Education, City of National City, California Foundation Fund, and the Mexican Consulate in San Diego are the founding institutions of the FUTUREBOSS program. Since 2010, the program has received 623 applications, selected 120 finalists, and chosen 16 winners.

More information about the competition is available at the FUTUREBOSS website.