Free Enterprise Scholarships

The Free Enterprise Academy, through the assistance of the Newark Ohio Rotary club, The Newark Ohio Rotary Foundation, private sponsors and volunteers, are excited to award up to $20,000.00 worth of scholarships to Licking County Junior High School students.  Scholarships will be awarded in the areas of Leadership, Communication, Entrepreneurship, and Teamwork will provide themselves the best opportunity of earning a scholarship.

Team Scholarship $9,500.00

The winning team will foster skills of working well together. This team will exude consistent reliability and genuine commitment to a group’s goals. They communicate confidently, are highly adaptable and effective compressors. Up to six students can win this scholarship, the grand total will be divided by each team member at a max of $1,500.00 per student.

Leader Scholarship $3,500.00

A leader possesses these qualities: confidence, honesty, a contagiously positive attitude, creativity and commitment. They are excellent communicators and have the ability to effectively delegate duties to others. One student can win this scholarship.

Communicator Scholarship $3,500.00

A Communicator possess the skill to effectively communicate their thoughts and emotions both verbally and written to those team members they are partnered with. They show an exceptional skill set in how they interact with others and listen. The show a natural ability to speak publicly and effectively communicate their subject matter and ideas. One student can win this scholarship.​

Visionary Scholarship $3,500.00

Successful entrepreneurs exhibit exemplary focus, confidence and self-discipline. They are self - starters, visionaries, competitive, hard-working and willing to make sacrifices. Successful entrepreneurs are skilled at taking calculated risks. They are the “idea person.” They are great strategic planners and often charismatic communicators able to champion their “ideas” and see them through to completion. One student can win this scholarship. One student can win this scholarship.​

RYLA Scholarship
Estimated Value, $1,000.00 +

Academy scholarship winners will have the opportunity to win beyond their winning scholarship. It is possible for a student to earn an individual scholarship and also be part of the Winning Team Scholarship, rewarding them even more scholarship funds.​ Two students can win this scholarship.

Combined Scholarship Opportunity

Academy scholarship winners will have the opportunity to win beyond their winning scholarship. It is possible for a student to earn an individual scholarship and also be part of the Winning Team Scholarship, rewarding them with additional scholarship funds.