Houston Entrepreneur Dayne Yeager Gives Back With Scholarship Fund
HOUSTON, TX, May 07, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Dayne Yeager Scholarship for Entrepreneurs is excited to announce that applications are now open for the 2023 academic year. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to business majors who have a passion for entrepreneurship and want to start their own business. The scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000, and the deadline to apply is July 15, 2023.
The Dayne Yeager Scholarship for Entrepreneurs was established by Dayne Yeager, a successful businessman and entrepreneur himself. Mr. Yeager was born in Houston, Texas in 1970 and raised in Shepherd, Texas. He played football and baseball growing up, and he also had success showing animals. Dayne was elected local FFA and 4-H president, and was given the position of District FFA officer. He earned the Houston livestock show and rodeo scholarship, and went on to get his degree in agribusiness from Texas A&M, graduating on the Dean’s list.
In 1990, he got into team roping and continued that until 2005. In 1994, Dayne began working for Performance Truck. Shortly after, he was offered the position of General Manager in 2005. Today he owns 20% of the company. Dayne additionally took on the role of CEO in 2018. Outside of work, Mr. Yeager is the father of two children with his first wife, and he is now remarried. The family spends a majority of their time either at Long Shot Ranch in Freer or at Long Shot Lodge in Aransas Pass with their family and friends.
The scholarship is open to current students pursuing a business major at an accredited university, with a focus on those who wish to launch their own business. High school students who plan to study business in college are also eligible to apply. The scholarship will be awarded to the winner of an essay competition. To apply, students must submit an essay of under 1000 words that answers the question: “How would you define success for your future business?”
“We believe that entrepreneurship is an important driver of economic growth and job creation, and we want to help encourage and support the next generation of entrepreneurs,” said Dayne Yeager. “We hope that this scholarship will provide the financial assistance needed for a promising business student to turn their dreams into reality.”
The winner of the scholarship will be announced on August 15, 2023. To apply for the scholarship, interested students can visit the Dayne Yeager Scholarship website at https://dayneyeagerscholarship.com/dayne-yeager-scholarship/. Applications must be submitted by July 15, 2023. The winner will be notified by email and will receive the scholarship award via check.
The Dayne Yeager Scholarship for Entrepreneurs is a testament to the importance of supporting young and driven individuals who want to make a difference in the world of business. It is a chance to recognize and reward their hard work, creativity, and determination. The scholarship will not only provide financial assistance, but also serve as an inspiration for future entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams and achieve their goals.
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