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The Sofi Tucker Foundation and Sundial Brands have partnered with Babson College to establish the #SheaMoisture scholarship to fully fund 10 young women to attend Babson College’s Summer Study for High School Students. Scholarship recipients are awarded from countries all over the world, including the United States, Rwanda, Pakistan, Cambodia, and Slovakia. With entrepreneurship at the heart of Sofi Tucker’s extraordinary story—and SheaMoisture her legacy, the scholarship continues that entrepreneurial spirit through empowering the next generation of women to drive change in themselves and their communities.

Each student will have the chance to develop her skills as a self-motivated entrepreneur, immersed in Babson’s Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® methodology—a mindset that balances action, experimentation, and creativity with a deep understanding of business fundamentals and rigorous analysis as the ideal approach to creating economic and social value.

Babson’s Summer Study is a residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors, who will work to conceptualize a new venture that creates meaningful social or economic value.

The four-week, on-campus course is an immersive opportunity that gives them real-world experience while building their business knowledge and entrepreneurial skills. Students will be introduced to Entrepreneurial Thought & Action (ET&A™)—Babson’s renowned methodology that encourages combining reflection, experimentation, and analysis with action—all while building leadership, communication, presentation and critical thinking skills in a hands-on, team-based environment.

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for​ Entrepreneurship of All Kinds®​. The top​-ranked college for entrepreneurship education, Babson is a dynamic living and learning laboratory where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society. We prepare the entrepreneurial leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to make a difference in the world, and have an impact on organizations of all sizes and types. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought & Action®​ as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.​​​

Applications will open in January 2018 for Summer Study 2018. Program dates are July 6 – August 4, 2018.