Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC.

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Three awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be either a permanent resident of Kansas or Missouri and/or attending college full-time in Kansas or Missouri.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. This award is for U.S. students.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher.
  5. Must have an ACT score of 24 or higher OR a Total SAT score of 1680 or higher.
  6. Must be a high school senior or current undergraduate attending an accredited 4-year college/university.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship is being offered to Kansas and or Missouri area high school seniors and college students who have demonstrated an entrepreneurial initiative. Applicants must also meet the academic requirements, including a 3.3 or higher grade point average.

Application requirements for the Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship are:

  • Application form (3)
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: The Tortoise Capital Advisors have created the scholarship program to further Tortoise's entrepreneurial spirit by supporting future entrepreneurs. Students will be evaluated on their ability to demonstrate 1) previous entrepreneurial success, 2) future potential as an entrepreneur, 3) a strong academic record, and 4) involvement in extracurricular activities. Winners will be announced on or around July 1. Winners will be asked to visit Tortoise's office and to present entrepreneurial efforts to Tortoise employees.

Award Amount: Awards will be offered as followed: 1st Place - $3,000 2nd Place - $2,000 3rd Place - $1,000 Scholarships are to be used toward college tuition/academic expenses. All awards are non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,666.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 1

Applications and information are available by clicking on the provided link. To apply, students must submit a completed application online by 11:59 p.m. CST on the deadline date. Application forms must include personal and academic information about the student, as well as responses to several short personal statement prompts. All applications must be submitted online and received no later than the deadline date.
About Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC.:
Contact Information: Brett Castelli, Client Relations Coordinator
Address: 11550 Ash Street, Suite 300 Leawood, Kansas 66211

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