VEP Application

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Please note that this program is a special and unique opportunity, and has limited availability. As such, please take care when completing the application, and pay particular attention to your personal statement and responses to our questions about your goals and motivations related to entrepreneurship. Admission decisions are based primarily on these responses, and therefore it is unlikely that single sentence answers or very general statements (e.g. “I’ve always wanted to own a business”) will result in a successful admissions decision.

  • Eligibility

    VEP candidates must meet the following three requirements to be considered.
  • Applicant Information

  • Contact Information

  • Military Information

  • Significant Military Honors (list significant recognitions, decorations, awards)
  • Academic and Personal History

  • Indicate below each high school, college, or university you have attended:
  • Extracurricular and Personal Interests (list community involvement, hobbies, extracurricular activities)
  • Recommenders (list two)**:

  • Recommender 1:
  • Recommender 2:
  • **Please have recommenders return completed letters of recommendation to you, in sealed envelopes, and submit them separately from this application.

  • Personal Statement

    6000 character limit for each section
  • Attachments

  • Please Note: You should provide the following in addition to this application. They can be sent electronically as .PDF, .DOC (Word 2003 and under), .DOCX (Word 2007), .ODF (Open Office), .XML (Open Office), and .TXT files.

    • Two letters of recommendation (to be sent separately from this application from the recommender)
    • Your résumé (attach below)
    • Evidence of your honourable discharge (DD214) (attach below)
    • VA disability Rating or your request for Disability Rating. Please note that the percentage of your disability is not a factor in determining your acceptance into the VEP program.

    There is a maximum file size of 4096KB (4MB) for file attachments. If your files exceed this limit the form will refresh and you will receive a notification at the top of the form that your file was too big. Please use a smaller file or you may also email the attachments to if you are unable to attach them via this online form.

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