Young Entrepreneurs Academy! Loudoun Application for the Class of 2020


The information contained in this application will be treated as confidential by the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce and the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, Inc. and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the use of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy! Loudoun and permitted licensees.

Hello student applicant! Are you ready to turn your talents and passions into a real business? Before you get started, carefully read the six simple application instructions/steps below:

Step 1: Talk to your parent or guardian. You’ll need permission to participate. Specific student and parent/guardian contact information is required to complete the application.

Step 2: Prepare written answers to two of the following three questions:

1: Why are you interested in learning about entrepreneurship?
2: If you are currently in the process of launching your own business or social movement or if you have an idea for a business or social movement, please describe.
3: What entrepreneurial story, either from the past or present, inspires you? Please describe.

Step 3: Prepare a brief essay (approximately 300 words) on the following topic:

Describes a situation when you demonstrated at least two of the following characteristics of successful entrepreneurs: persistence, inquisitiveness, self-confidence, tolerance for failure, creativity, innovation, initiative, competitiveness, commitment, strong management and organizational skills.

Step 4: Prepare a brief essay (approximately 300 words) on the following topic:

What role do you typically play when working on a team? Describe the importance of this function in the completion of a goal/project

Step 5: Upload your academic transcript or report card.

Step 6: Upload a letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, sports coach, club advisor, church leader, a personal mentor, etc.

Have you gathered everything above? You’re ready to begin!

Please make sure you have filled out all sections that have an asterisk(*) next to them. 

To be considered for the YEA Class of 2020, all application materials will be due by June 14th. If needed, you will be contacted for an in-person interview.

*Please note if you are asked to be interviewed, interviews will be taking place in July of 2019. If you are unable during that month please email Program Manager, KC Repage at after you have submitted your application. 

Thank you for applying to the YEA Program! 

Parent/Guardian Information

Academic Records

Academic Transcript or Report Card

Short Answers

0/900 words

Essay Response

0/500 words
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Ask a teacher, guidance counselor, or community leader to write a letter of recommendation that addresses how long the recommender has known you and in what context, your academic abilities, level of maturity, social skills, commitment to the community, and other characteristics that demonstrate you are a good candidate for the program. Upload the letter below.
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PARENTS: Terms of Agreement

If my son/daughter is accepted as a student, I agree to abide by the Young Entrepreneurs Academy regulations and rules. I understand that a payment plan must be selected and a deposit received and that no deductions or refunds will be given for late cancellations or expulsion.
Furthermore, I give permission for my son/daughter to attend all functions and activities connected with YEA!, including any which may be held off campus. I hereby release the Young Entrepreneurs Academy and the officers, trustees, employees, agents, and volunteers of the aforementioned organizations for all actions, claims, or demands for damages resulting from my child’s participation in the activities, and from liability and damages, injuries, or losses which might be sustained by my child, except those caused by the direct and sole negligence of the aforementioned organizations.
Parent/Guardian, do you understand and agree to the terms listed above? *