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Information Regarding All Applications:

  • The MSBC BIG Initiative will accept nominations until Aug. 20, at noon EST.
  • Nominees must be in their junior or senior undergraduate year of college at the time of this year’s Michigan Sport Business Conference (Oct. 6, 2017).
  • The MSBC BIG Initiative Selection Committee will determine the 10 BIG Initiative honorees based on a number of criteria including, but not limited to, uniqueness and exceptionalism, measurable accomplishments, creativity, innovation and leadership.
  • One BIG Initiative honoree will be picked as the ‘Valedictorian’ of the BIG Initiative Class of 2017. The ‘Valedictorian’ will receive a special announcement at the conference.
  • The BIG Initiative honorees must be available to attend the conference on Oct. 6, 2017.

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How To Apply: PLEASE READ BOTH STEPS CAREFULLY! 

  1. The MSBC BIG Initiative Selection Committee requests applicants provide information regarding background, extracurricular activities and work/internship experience. To provide us with that information, please attach your resume in the application.
  2. In addition, to learn more about you and your achievements, a letter of recommendation for the MSBC BIG Initiative Selection Committee is highly recommended but not required.
  3. Applicants must answer the following questions:
    • 140-Character Description
      • Tell us about yourself in a tweet: 140 characters or less!
    • Short Essays (Answer both questions in 400 words or less)
      • What is the biggest issue facing the sport industry today? Please share one idea you have of how to fix or mediate it.
      • Who is your role model in the sport industry and why?

Please submit your application with all the aforementioned materials HERE.

Thank you and good luck to all those applying!