Many young entrepreneurs dream of owning a business, running a website or starting a cleaning company (us!) but have limited funds to start. With the hurdle of student fees and homework, many student entrepreneurs have no choice but to forestall their dreams.

The Planet Maids Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to help students jumpstart their businesses while in school. Planet Maids, a leading on-demand cleaning company believes in helping passionate, hardworking, and talented students achieve their dream of starting their own business.

Scholarship Award

Planet Maids will award one (1) $2,500 scholarship to each winner determined by our judges. A total of four (4) scholarships will be awarded for each calendar year. This scholarship is designed to help young entrepreneurs afford the rising cost of education and help them along the road to entrepreneurship.

The scholarship will be awarded in check form, made payable directly to the winners. Please note that you will be contacted directly from our scholarship administrator email: [email protected].

Scholarship Deadline

The deadlines for the 2019/2020 scholarships are November 30, 2019 and November 30, 2020. Winners will be announced December 15, 2019 and December 15, 2020, respectively.

Eligibility Requirements

Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. The student must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or trade school. No major or trade requirements. All students are welcome.

Employees of Planet Maids or its affiliates, as well as the immediate family and household members of each employee,  are not eligible to apply to the scholarship.

You must submit a 500-1,000 word essay on the below topic to [email protected] by midnight of the scholarship deadline.

Topic

If you could start any business without any capital constraints, what would the business be and why?