YEA! Application Process ... For Kids Who Mean Business

 How to Apply 

 Complete Part I and II of the application form available for download here.

  1. Write your essay.

  2. Request a copy of your most recent transcripts from your school.

  3. Ask a teacher, guidance counselor, or religious or community leader to provide a recommendation as indicated in Part IV.  Recommendations should be kept confidential and mailed separately to the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (address below).

  4. Mail your completed application to:

    Young Entrepreneurs Academy / Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce
    Attn:  Mandy Collins
    121 Richland Avenue, E
    Aiken, SC  29801

  5. Attend a personal interview with a YEA! Student Selection Committee member.

Application Deadline, Personal Interviews, and Acceptance Notification

Applications are accepted and student interviews are conducted on a rolling basis.  The Young Entrepreneurs Academy will grant admission to a maximum of twenty-four (24) students annually.  Applications for the 2014-2015 academic year will be accepted until such time as the class cap is achieved.  An application is considered complete when the Young Entrepreneurs Academy has received the application form, essay, transcript, and letter of recommendation. 

Personal interviews are mandatory for consideration for admission.  Interviews will be scheduled once a completed application is received.






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