George F. Cresswell Entrepreneurial and Business Scholarship

FMWF Area Seniors
$1,000 Award

Application deadline – March 26th, 2021

The George F Cresswell Entrepreneurial and Business Scholarship has been established to provide assistance to qualified young men and women in their pursuit of professional achievement and success. The award is in memory of George F. Cresswell (Joe) and aims to honor the tenacity, grit, determination and successes of the entrepreneurial journey.

General Scholarship Requirements

Graduating senior from the Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo Area.
Students must be interested in entrepreneurial and/or business field.
Please submit resume containing examples of entrepreneurial or business activities you have been involved in.
Two letters of recommendations: one from a mentor and one from a peer.

Video Essay

In a short two-minute video please provide your elevator pitch on why you should be selected for the George F. Cresswell scholarship. Please consider the core values of BNG Team when creating this video.

Selection Process

The scholarship selection committee will evaluate applications and choose the recipient. The scholarship award check will be sent directly to the college/university on behalf of the recipient.

Joe Cresswell

George (Joe) F. Cresswell

George F. Cresswell, affectionately known as “Joe” to our team, started with our company in February 2013 as a ConnectBooster salesperson and rapidly became an owner, advisor, colleague and friend. Everyone who knew Joe loved his spirit and his quick wit. In October 2017, Joe lost a battle with cancer and his presence is greatly missed by our team. Our annual scholarship in his name means his commitment to our industry and teaching others will not be forgotten and will be championed by younger generations to come.

Congratulations to Ella Walen

2020 George F. Cresswell Scholarship Recipient

Ella Walen - George F. Cresswell Scholarship

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We have closed applications for 2021, please check back for 2022!