|Dr. Tunishai Ford
Discovering ... Your Own
|Your Own Uniqueness, Inc.
Hello student applicant! Are you ready to be a CEO of your very own business? Are you
ready to turn your talents and passions into a real business? If you answered, "yes to these
two questions, then you are a perfect candidate for this program. Before you get started,
carefully read the seven simple application instructions/steps below.
Step 1. Talk to your parent or guardian about the STEP UP program. You’ll need
permission if you are a minor to participate. Specific student and parent/guardian contact
information is required to complete the application.
Step 2. Prepare answers to two of the following four questions (approximately 200 words
for each answer):
1. What is your business idea? Please describe.
2. If you are currently in the process of launching your own business or social movement,
3. What person in business inspires you? Please describe.
4. Why do you think you would make a good candidate for the STEP UP program?
(Please use box below the application for your answer.)
Step 3: Prepare a brief essay (approximately 300 words) on the following topic:
Describe a situation when you demonstrated at least two of the following characteristics of
successful entrepreneurs: persistence, inquisitiveness, self-confidence, tolerance for failure,
creativity, innovation, personal initiative, competitiveness, commitment, strong
management and organizational skills. (Please use box below the application for your
* We recommend that you type your responses and save them on your computer before
copying and pasting into this application.
Step 4: Submit your academic transcript (an unofficial transcript is acceptable).
Step 5: Request and Submit two letters of recommendation (ask a teacher, counselor,
sports coach, club advisor, church leader, personal mentor, etc.).
Step 6: Go to the Medical History page and fill out the questions.
Step 7: Pay your nonrefundable registration fee of $35.00. (Adult must pay for minor
child.) After all, it's an investment in your future! Your registration fee will be due
after you have received an acceptance notification from the organization, YOU,
*Special Note: Please make sure you have completed numbers 1 through 6. Please
complete Steps 2 and 3 in the boxes indicated below the application.
The STEP UP Program
Let's Get Started Check List
Summer Program Application Deadline: May 31, 2018.
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