Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply?
To apply to the EBV program, click here.
How much does it cost?
The program is offered at no cost to post-9/11 veterans with service-connected disabilities that demonstrate a passion for small business ownership. To achieve this, the program is privately funded by donations to the Krannert School of Management and the National EBV Consortium of schools. This serves as a small token of our appreciation for all that the veterans have done for our country.
Why is it called a ‘boot camp?’
The term ‘boot camp’ refers to a training camp for military recruits, here we offer a training camp for disabled veterans under which we prepare students with entrepreneurial skills to prepare them in kick starting their careers.
How will I get to/from the airport?
Transportation will be provided throughout the bootcamp residency, for our delegates.
Will there be accommodations for my disability or dietary requests.
Yes, we will make every effort to accommodate these requests. Please be sure to reach out to our staff at least two weeks prior to the program with special requests.
You require two letters of recommendation: why? And who should these letters come from?
We are seeking applicants who demonstrate drive and determination in their approach to life and work. Letters of recommendation from current or former co-workers, commanders, supervisors, counselors, etc., help us make such an assessment. Letters of recommendation from family members are discouraged.
Do I need to have a college degree, or have taken some college courses, to attend?
No. The EBV is program designed to be accessible to anyone with a passion for becoming a business owner, regardless of prior educational experiences.
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