Mountain BizWorks Learning Scholarships

How to Apply for a Mountain BizWorks Scholarship 

Mountain BizWorks and our funding partners strive to expand access to our services by offering financial-need-based scholarships and rural-based scholarships as current support allows. Without a scholarship, our classes are full price and coaching is $55/ hour. To see if you qualify for financial-need-based scholarships, please review the Housing and Urban Development Guidelines for the county in which you reside.

Required documents to apply for a scholarship: 

  1. Valid US Photo ID
  2. Document showing your personal total household income (example documents include most recent year’s tax return overview page, W2, two recent consecutive pay stubs, SSI documents, etc.)
  3. Business EIN or Social Security Number

You can apply for a scholarship through the class enrollment form or coaching application.

    • Please select YES within the designated form to indicate your interest in receiving free or reduced-cost learning resources
    • You have the option of uploading your documents when you apply or in the form below

If you have any questions, please contact Holly Rivers, Learning Program Coordinator,


Upload Your Scholarship Files

Mountain BizWorks and our funding partners strive to expand access to our services through offering financial-need-based and rural-based scholarships as current support allows. Please provide the following documentation: 1) Photo ID 2) Proof of Household Income (Most recent Tax Return, W2, or 2 consecutive pay stubs) 3) SS Number or Business EIN.
Please enter the dollar amount of adjusted gross income as reported on your most recent tax return. If you share finances with a spouse and file separately, please report the combined income total.
Please use this space to optionally provide any additional details on your current financial situation that may help clarify any of the answers above or otherwise help us consider your scholarship request.
Max. file size: 300 MB.
Max. file size: 300 MB.

Why Mountain BizWorks

We help entreprenuers overcome obstacles, grow strategically, and create jobs.

Our work is all about creating a healthy economy and community in the WNC region. We believe in dreamers and are radically improving their ability to become entreprenuers.