Sharon and Fred Hudspeth ’61 Scholarship in Entrepreneurship

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The Sharon and Fred Hudspeth ’61 Scholarship in Entrepreneurship is managed through the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship. Recipients are awarded $1,000 per academic year.

Do you…

Have interest in entrepreneurship? 

Participate in entrepreneurial programs around campus?

Own your own entrepreneurial venture?

Aspire to be an entrepreneur?

If you said yes to any of these, then take the next step towards entrepreneurship and apply for the Sharon and Fred Hudspeth ‘61 Scholarship.
Eligibility
  • Applicant must exhibit financial need.
  • Applicant must have achieved at least senior level classification (completed 90 credit hours) by Fall 2025.
  • Applicant must have demonstrated an interest and aptitude for starting their own business and/or becoming an entrepreneur.

APPLICATION WINDOW

The Sharon and Fred Hudspeth ’61 Scholarship in Entrepreneurship applications for the 2025-26 academic year will open Nov. 1 and close Feb. 1, 2025.

2025 – 2026

Applications for the 2025-26 academic year will be open Nov. 1, 2024-Feb. 1, 2025.

The Sharon and Fred Hudspeth ’61 Scholarship in Entrepreneurship is managed through the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship. Recipients are awarded $1,000 per academic year.

Application Requirements
  • Please complete the application form linked above.
  • Resume must be uploaded with application. Be sure to include work experience, extra-curricular activities, honors and awards achieved, and leadership roles.
  • Highlight entrepreneurial activities.
Selection Process

All applications will be reviewed and processed by the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship.