BBS Bootcamp Application
Please answer all of these questions so that we can get to know you and your business/business idea. Information will be kept strictly confidential.
There are no wrong answers, so please just give us an honest picture of your situation. Our aim is to give out as many scholarships as possible and we want to help you succeed in your business!
Please call Annabelle at (727) 408-5554 if you have any questions about this application or need help filling it out.
Street Address, PO Boxes will not be accepted.
Street Address Line 2
Cell Phone Number
Home Phone Number
What is the highest level of education you have completed?
Some High School
Do you have a job right now? If so, what is your position? How many hours do you work each week, and what is your typical schedule?
What kind of work experience have you had in the past?
You do NOT need to have prior business experience to qualify for this program.
Do you already have a business or side-hustle? If so, please tell us about it:
What is your business website?
Are you currently making any sales? If so, approximately how much per month?
When did you start the business or side-hustle?
What have been your successes and struggles with your business?
If you don't already have a business, or you want to start a new one, what is the basic idea of the business you would like to start?
Are you ready to start your new business immediately after finishing our program? If not, what is holding you back?
What is the biggest challenge you face in starting or growing your business?
The next BBS Bootcamp starts on Saturday 3/26/22 and runs through Saturday 4/9/22. There will also be a graduation ceremony and Pitch Night on the final night at 7:00 pm. There are 21 live workshops on Zoom on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 am to 4:15 pm and on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings from 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm. Here is the complete schedule: Sat. 3/26, Sun. 3/27, Sat. 4/2, Sun. 4/3, Sat. 4/9 from 11:00 am to 4:15 pm Mon. 3/28, Wed. 3/30, Fri. 4/1, Mon. 4/4, Wed. 4/6, Fri. 4/8 from 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm PLUS Saturday 4/9 from 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm Graduation & Pitch Night! PLEASE CHECK YOUR CALENDAR & YOUR SCHEDULE BEFORE REPLYING BELOW!
Will you be able to attend all of the live workshops?
If not, which ones will you have to miss, and why?
Bootstrap Business School Bootcamp is an intense program and you will need time to complete assignments between the live workshops. Do you have support and backup for childcare and/or eldercare so that you will have time to do the work? Please tell us your plan for this:
Do you own a computer? You need a laptop or desk top computer to attend the Zoom workshops and complete your assignments.
Do you have reliable internet at your home? If not, do you know where you can go to find a good internet connection?
Do you know how to attend online Zoom meetings? Please let us know if you will need help with this.
Please tell us who lives in your household. How many adults? How many children, and what are their ages?
What is your combined household income? Please include income from everyone who works in your household. Scholarships are funded by United Way and they need this information. Please note, we may ask you to provide proof of income. All answers are kept in strict confidence.
Are you supporting anyone other than yourself? Please explain:
How did you hear about Bootstrap Business School?
After reviewing your application, the next step is to attend an Info Session with us on Zoom. This will give us an opportunity to get to know you and you will be able to ask questions about the program. What is the best way to contact you? Email, text, or phone call?
THANK YOU FOR APPLYING!
Please review your answers to make sure that you have answered every question in detail, and then press the SUBMIT button below when you are ready to send us your application.
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