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Davis Pfund, who received the David J. Freschman scholarship in 2016, with Robin Freschman.

Entrepreneurship awards

UD undergrads invited to apply for entrepreneurship awards, scholarships

The University of Delaware’s Horn Program in Entrepreneurship is accepting nominations for undergraduate student entrepreneurship awards and scholarships totaling almost $10,000 in cash and Venture Development Center (VDC) credit.

Applications will be accepted through March 24. Details on the awards, submission requirements and a link to the application are available at the Horn Program website. Students from all majors are invited to apply.

The Horn Entrepreneurship awards and scholarships are:

• Shawn and Sheryl McCall Award for Entrepreneurship: Two awards are granted to undergraduate students who show entrepreneurial promise.

• Brad and Jennifer Bono Award: This award recognizes a student who shows entrepreneurial leadership and social impact through his/her work. 

• David J. Freschman Scholarship: This scholarship honors David J. Freschman, UD alumnus, entrepreneur and venture capitalist. It is awarded to students who demonstrate energy, enthusiasm, determination, sales acumen, financial ability and good judgement.

• Horn Program Award: This award, funded by the faculty who teach entrepreneurship-designated courses, is granted to students who have taken at least one entrepreneurship course.

Award recipients will be notified by email on April 7 and honored during Hen Hatch on April 25 and the Horn entrepreneurship award party and graduation celebration on May 12.

About the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship

The Horn Program in Entrepreneurship ignites imaginations and empowers world changers through educational offerings that emphasize experiential learning, evidence-based entrepreneurship and active engagement with entrepreneurs and other members of the broader entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Through participation in Horn Program offerings, students gain the knowledge, skills, personal capacities, experiences, connections and access to resources needed to successfully manifest innovation and thrive in the rapidly changing world. 

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