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Youth Entrepreneurial Academy: Apply online

The NIACC Pappajohn Center Youth Entrepreneurial Academy, aka YEA, is a fun, interesting opportunity to learn about starting your own business and begin creating wealth for yourself doing something you are passionate about. Learn the ins and outs of starting a business and becoming your own boss. Students will transform ideas and passions into a viable business plan. Every participant will receive a $500 NIACC scholarship and have an opportunity to compete for seed money to launch their business this summer.

Questions? Contact the Pappajohn Center at 641-422-4111
or email Kelley O’Rourke at Kelley.O'Rourke@niacc.edu

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Youth Entrepreneurship Academy Application

  • Student Statement of Commitment

  • Self Evaluation: Summarize your activities and accomplishments in 250 words or less, with all comments addressed to the four areas of: Innovation and creativity; Leadership; Motivation and interest; Unique competencies or expertise.

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