If you had $1,000 to start a business, what would you do with it? Every major business success started out small, so every year, Crown & Caliber offers a $1,000 scholarship to a high school or university student with an A+ business plan.
With your application, feel free to be as creative as possible. Here’s the things we’ll need to see in your plan.
Business Concept & Mission statement
Introduce your company, and explain its purpose.
Explain what differentiates your service or product from what already exists.
Identify your competitors, where you fit amongst them, and where you’re trying to enter.
Identify your target market.
Explain how you would market your service/product to the audience you identified.
Explain how you would apply your initial budget of $1,000 to each of the areas above.
Mirissa Martin won our very first scholarship to help fund her idea for a local café.view now
Press Source July 1, 2014
Jennifer Wong won $1,000 for her app idea: a one-stop-shop for all music festival needs.view now
Press Source August 4, 2015
Ansh Bhammar's winning idea for an online app that provides educational opportunities to students all over the world won him the $1,000 scholarship.view now
Press Source July 26, 2016
Frequently Asked Questions
No. All business plans and supplementary material will stay the property of the applicant, regardless of whether it’s the winning submission or not.
We’ll send the winner an email to notify them and arrange for them to receive their $1,000.