Lelia and David Farr Scholarship (in Entrepreneurship)

Wake Forest University offers students who know that they have an interest in entrepreneurship the opportunity to participate in the Program in Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship early in their college experience. The Lelia and David Farr Scholarship is awarded every four years to a student who shows outstanding potential in entrepreneurship. This scholarship carries a value of $5,000 per year and will next be available to a first-year student entering in the fall of 2022.

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This scholarship is funded through the generosity of the Lelia and David Farr Family through the endowment for a Faculty Chair in Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship.

For more information about this scholarship, contact Dr. Michael D. Gross at grossmd@wfu.edu.

How to apply

Complete the Wake Forest University application for admission on paper or online.

At least one recommendation should come from someone who can comment on your potential in entrepreneurship.

Include a brief letter asking to be considered for the Farr Scholarship, describing how you became interested in entrepreneurship and how you plan to continue these interests at Wake Forest.

Please send your brief letter to:

Michael D. Gross, Ph. D.
Founding Faculty and Associate Professor, Engineering
David and Leila Farr Faculty Director, Entrepreneurship
Program in Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship
230 Reynolda Hall
Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Your letter of application is due by January 15.

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