SheaMoisture #BreaktheWalls Scholarship at Babson College

General Overview

SheaMoisture, the leading brand that makes better-for-you beauty, hair and skin care products, has partnered with Babson College, the alma mater of Sundial’s CEO Richelieu Dennis, to establish the #BreaktheWalls Scholarship for top high school young women to attend Babson College’s Summer Study for High School Students. This national awareness campaign, #BreakTheWalls, seeks to highlight the struggles women of color face with finding their hair and beauty products in and outside of the beauty aisle. Through the SheaMoisture #BreaktheWalls Scholarship, ten girls will be fully funded for the dynamic summer program through Sundial Brands’ Community Commerce education initiative.

About Babson College’s Summer Study for High School Students

Babson College is the top-ranked small, private business college located in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Babson is internationally recognized for its entrepreneurial leadership in a changing global environment. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Babson No. 1 in entrepreneurship for 19 straight times. Babson emphasizes creativity, imagination, and hands-on learning, as essential to learning the foundation of business.

In this passionate summer entrepreneurship program, high school students join their peers from around the world to work collaboratively on a new venture. Each student has the chance to develop his/her skills as a self-motivated entrepreneur within a close-knit, driven community in the Babson Entrepreneurial Development Experience. Students will live on campus, engage in field experiences and service trips, and interact with corporate and nonprofit leaders as they share their entrepreneurial plans. This 4-credit college course runs from July 6 – August 3rd; it will help students to identify opportunities and act on them, develop a real entrepreneurial venture, and learn what it takes to make it happen.

Target Participant Profile: A rising high school junior or senior girl interested in cultivating entrepreneurial skills.

PROGRAM DATES:

JULY 6 – AUGUST 3, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE

APRIL 15, 2016

APPLY TO THE SUMMER PROGRAM HERE