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Education Briefs

Young entrepreneurs can win one of 10 $1,000 scholarships and up to $7,500 in seed capital as part of a business plan competition sponsored by BizFilings and the National Federation of Independent Business through its nonprofit education organization, the Young Entrepreneur Foundation.

Students must submit a detailed and viable business plan of no more than 20 pages. Elements of the plan must include: overview/profile of the business; SWOT analysis; market analysis; sales and marketing strategies; and financial analysis. Participants must be either a high school senior or full-time college student.

Plan for the Future entries will be judged by an independent panel based on the quality, creativity and viability of the business plan. Entries will be accepted from March 15 to May 31.

Contest details will be available from the NFIB ( and BizFilings ( Web sites beginning March 15.

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