Launch the business of your dreams with a scholarship from Ricart!

Is This You?

  • Are you a serious entrepreneur ready to take your business to the next level?
  • Does your business lack strategy and focus?
  • Are you tired of trying to figure out how to do it on your own?
  • Are you in your first 24 months of business?

The next Inspired Education Track starts in March 1, 2014.

Have questions? Read our FAQ's...

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Have you always wanted to be an entrepreneur?  Turn your passion into a business?  Be your own boss? 

Ricart is proud to partner with the Women's Small Business Accelerator to provide a scholarship to send one woman business owner through the WSBA's Inspired Educational Program.

The program, which starts on March 1st and lasts 6 months, provides entrepreneurs with all the tools and resources they need to launch and grow a successful business, including:

  • Credit report and repair plan
  • Business plan
  • Growth strategy
  • Marketing plan
  • Sales plan
  • Funding advice
  • Pitch and presentation training
  • Personalized business consulting

The lucky winner will not only receive free tuition, but a year in the WSBA's monthly Business Circles program - a total value of $2,500!

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The contest has now closed, however you may still apply for the Inspired Education Program.

Learn more about the WSBA's Educational Program...

We understand how making a large financial commitment for the sake of your business can be challenging so we've teamed with PayPal to offer a solution! With Bill Me Later financing offers you get the flexibility to pay for WSBA's educational programs in full or spread out your payments over time.

How It Works

Bill Me Later is a credit line that's built-in to your PayPal account which let's you pay in two simple steps - enter in a few pieces of personal information (date of birth and last four digits of your social security number) and accept the terms. Because Bill Me Later is a credit line, you are subject to credit approval before you can make a payment. It is at PayPal's discretion to approve individuals' credit. The WSBA is not involved in the application or approval process in any way. Learn more from PayPal...

How do I Apply?

Please indicate Bill Me Later as your payment choice during the application process, then proceed to the PayPal Bill Me Later application when prompted.

Thank your for completing your application form. Please proceed with your payment.

Option 1: Pay by Credit Card

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Option 2: Apply for Financing Through PayPal Bill Me Later

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Option 3: Pay by Check

Please mail or drop off your check to:

The Women's Small Business Accelerator, Inc.
Attn: Mary McCarthy
403 West Main Street
Westerville, Ohio 43081

Option 4: Apply for Tuition Assistance

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on tuition assistance.

This program is for entrepreneurs who have been in business for at least three years and have a desire to grow their business revenue, programs, and customer base. The Empowered is an individual ready to break the mold and grow past the $1M revenue mark.  Program focuses on leadership, strategy, and human resources.

More information coming soon! If you are eager to find out more, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Think you're better suited for our Determined or Inspired educational program?