All persons applying for the OWN Bahamas program must provide ALL of the following below via the ONLINE APPLICATION:
- Brief Bio
- Outline plans detailing their goals and aspirations for expanding the Bahamian economy
- Legible copy of their passport
- Passport Photos
- 2 Character References
Once in receipt of the above documents, the OWN Bahamas selection committee will review the application.
Through a rigorous selection process, ten (10) candidates will be shortlisted to present their ideas and business
plan during a formal interview with the selection committee. The committee will then select: (2) Recipients who will be awarded $25,000.00 each,(8) Recipients will receive $5,000.00 each and all (10) successful applicants will receive paid enrolment into The College of The Bahamas “How To Start a Small Business” and “Small Business” certificate courses.
Applicants Must submit online applications
- Must be a Bahamian citizen
- Must 18 yrs and over