Beese Fulmer's $2,500 Scholarship Contest

*Essay Deadline extended*

The scholarship essay deadline has now been extended to April 30, 2022.


Beese Fulmer Now Accepting Essays from Stark County Students for ‘Stay Rational’ Business Scholarship Contest

Canton, Ohio (Feb. 16, 2022) – Beese Fulmer Private Wealth Management, a leading investment firm known for its rational approach to wealth preservation and growth, today announced that Stark County high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in business are eligible to apply for its $2,500 “Stay Rational” Business Scholarship. The scholarship contest is offered in conjunction with the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Excellence Awards.

To enter, students must compose a 500- to 1,000-word essay creating a rational and compelling business case for how to spur economic development in Stark County. The essay should address how to attract new businesses and young professionals into our community.

One student will win a $2,500 scholarship. Two runner ups will also be chosen. The scholarship winner and runners up will be announced and introduced May 19 during the Business Excellence Awards dinner at the DoubleTree in Downtown Canton.

Essays must be received by Friday, April 15 to be eligible for the scholarship contest.

“Encouraging Stark County’s youth to pursue a career in business is essential to strengthening our local economy,” said Beese Fulmer President Ryan Fulmer. “Young people with business, analytical and leadership skills are tremendous assets to our community. We’re proud to play a role in helping to develop those skills here.”

Official Beese Fulmer “Stay Rational” Business Scholarship contest criteria follow:

  1. The essay will demonstrate strength in research and analysis, clear and persuasive communications and the ability to summarize business recommendations to accomplished executives.
  2. Contest is open to students currently enrolled as a Stark County high school senior; submissions must include student’s school.
  3. 500- to 1,000-word original essay
  4. Candidate must be a Stark County resident; submissions must include student’s address, email and phone.
  5. Candidate who wins the $2,500 scholarship award must be available to attend the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellent Awards on Thursday, May 19, 2022.

Students may submit their essays via email to or by mail to Beese Fulmer, 220 Market Ave. S #1150, Canton OH 44702. To learn more about the “Stay Rational” Business Scholarship contest, visit or call Beese Fulmer at 330-454-6555.

Canton, Ohio investment advisor Beese Fulmer Private Wealth Management believes the rational way is the better way to invest. The firm focuses on gaining a deep and meaningful understanding of every customer in order to satisfy their investment goals. Beese Fulmer’s team has more than a century of experience in rational investing, primarily in stocks and bonds. The firm has more than $1 billion in assets under management, placing it among the top money managers in Northeast Ohio.

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