Richard N. Davis Minority Business Scholarships

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.’s Richard N. Davis Scholarship Program aims to support our thriving small businesses and entrepreneurs in a way that is equitable for all. The program brings together a strong peer network, customized business resources, one-on-one support, and the full benefits of GWS membership in a one-year business success program.

The scholarships have been given the Richard N. Davis title in honor of a past Board Chair and active community advocate. This program is supported by Wake Forest University.

Scholarship Application Form

Program Criteria and Requirements

To qualify for the scholarship program you must meet the following criteria:
  • In business for more than one year
  • No previous Winston Salem Chamber membership
The scholarship recipient must be willing to participate in the business success program:
  • Attend orientation
  • Attend the business success series of four meetings
  • Attend one event per quarter
  • Schedule an individual meeting with the business development team
Do you participate in any of the following programs? Please check all that apply.
The Minority Business Scholarship is a one-year program.
In this program, the Chamber aims to provide resources and support for your long-term success. We hope to show you the value of retaining your membership as your business grows. Program participants will be asked to renew at the standard rate following their first year of membership.
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