Key Dates:

  1. Application Closes: April 14, 2017
  2. Notification Date: On or before April 28, 2017
  3. If declining the scholarship, applicant must notify NVSBC on or before May 5, 2017 or applicant will be responsible for any expenses that have incurred to include but not limited to: conference fees, lodging and transportation.


When a scholarship is awarded it will include the cost to attend the Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS-17), transportation to and from Norfolk, VA, lodging costs while at VETS-17 and 2017 membership to NVSBC.


  1. Applicant must be a veteran and the majority owner of the business.
  2. Applicant’s business must have been established within 12 months of the date of application.
  3. Applicant’s firm’s primary focus should be federal contracting as a prime and/or subcontractor.
  4. Applicant will submit an essay, no more than 3 type-written pages in length, addressing the applicant’s goals for him/herself as a business owner as well as his/her business goals and how attending VETS-17 will contribute to reaching those goals.
  5. Applicant will include at least one referral letter from an NVSBC member.
  6. Applicant will include an estimate of travel expenses to and from VETS17.
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