Deadline: December 18, 2016. Awards: Nationally, 95 awards for $2000, 3 awards for $5000, 2 different awards for $15,000. Eligible applicants will be graduating high school seniors, who are entering their freshman year at an accredited two or four-year university, college, or vocational institute in the fall of 2017, AND who own/operate an established business. Scholarships are based on merit, not on need. For more information, and for the on-line application, visit www.NFIB.com/YEA.