Kossuth County Scholarship Program Investment Opportunities

Contribute to local scholarship opportunities! Join the Tietz Entrepreneurial Center in supporting entrepreneurs’ dreams and growing economic development in Kossuth County by contributing to the Entrepreneurial Experience Scholarship or the Business Skill-Up Training Scholarship. 

Your financial commitment will help make a direct impact on Kossuth County by building and sustaining a vibrant, progressive workforce, inspiring entrepreneurial start-ups, and strengthening the business economy.  

Giving Opportunities

  • High School Entrepreneurial Experience Scholarship: Area high school students, nominated by their high school business instructor, will participate in a robust program to learn about business start-up and operations. Together with their peers, they will create a business plan. The program will culminate with student teams pitching their business idea to a panel of judges. The winning team of students will receive a $1000 scholarship. Invest in youth entrepreneurship to retain them in our communities and workforce!
  • Business Skill-up Training Scholarship: Kossuth County businesses* can pursue education and training through Iowa Lakes Community College Continuing Education. Businesses may apply for funding to be used toward classes that will enhance employees' knowledge and skills and enable employers to retain and grow a diverse, skilled workforce.

*Businesses not eligible for 260F grant funds may apply for this scholarship program. The number of scholarships available depends upon the funds contributed.