Jack Killion Entrepreneurial Scholarship

About Jack Killion

A profound problem solver, Jack’s entrepreneurial drive crossed industries and generations.  His remarkable experience includes;

  • Raise the initial capital for Rolling Stone magazine
  • Founder and publisher of Country Music magazine
  • CEO of Killion Extruders, a leading plastic extruding company
  • Co-founder of a hedge fund, Information & Technologies Fund
  • Co-founder of Fund-of-Fund, Eagle Rock Diversified Fund
  • Co-founder of Garden State Woman and the Garden State Woman Education Foundation which was a leading publishing and event Company for New Jersey Women and Students
  • Founder of Street-Smart Entrepreneurs
  • Author of Network: All The Time, Everywhere with Everybody
  • First Entrepreneur in Residence at Fairleigh Dickinson University

Scholarship Details

Scholarship Amount

$4,000 one-time award

Target Candidate

The goal of the scholarship is to support young entrepreneurs who have demonstrated an ability to make a positive impact by using their entrepreneurial abilities to address larger needs and opportunities.


  • High School senior who is applying to a United States based College or University
  • GPA of 3.6 or higher on a 4.0 system
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial skills through the creation of a business / venture or enhancement of an existing business / venture
  • Minimum of two references on your entrepreneurial efforts and positive impact on others

Award Determination:

The winner will be selected from a panel of leading business leaders.  All information provided to the panel will be considered and winner(s) will be selected by July 1, 2024.  Scholarship funds will be sent directly to the winner’s college or university ahead of the academic year.

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