2022 Texas Business Hall of Fame Awards

Future Texas Business LEgend Award Application Process

Application Opens: Monday, January 10, 2022

Application due to University/Innovation Partner (see list): check with your school representative

University Nomination Deadline to TBHF: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Application process

  • Review the 2022 Future Texas Business Legend Awards eligibility requirements
  • Gather supporting documents (checklist)
    • A One-Page Personal Narrative
    • Letter of Recommendation 
    • Resume 
    • Most Recent Transcript or Grade Report (unofficial copies acceptable)
    • Professional Headshot
    • Professional Bio
    • Optional: Business Plan 
    • PDF of Completed Electronic Application Form
  • Complete online 2022 Future Texas Business Legend Awards electronic application form and download as a pdf 
  • Compile Electronic Application Form PDF and supporting documents as ONE SINGLE PDF file and email a digital copy to your university or veteran innovation organization representative on or before your university/veteran innovation organization deadline (a list of representatives will be available soon)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • For Students:
    • Studying business or participating in an entrepreneurship/innovation center at one of TBHF’s 23 Texas partner universities during Spring 2022 
    • MBA or graduate students preferred – exceptions made for qualified undergraduate students advanced in their degree
    • Good academic standing
  • For Veterans:
    • Meets the above criteria OR is a participating Bunker Labs entrepreneur
  • All Applicants:
    • Exhibits entrepreneurial aspirations and a propensity for leadership and innovation
    • Exhibits proven entrepreneurial track record (preferred)
    • Exhibits leadership in campus and/or community activities
    • Plans to pursue a career in Texas
    • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • Able to attend the TBHF Annual Future Texas Business Legend Awards Luncheon and Induction Dinner (Both occur on November 3, 2022 in Houston)
    • Note: Students or veterans who have previously applied and/or been nominated are eligible to apply again provided they still meet the above requirements.

APPLICATION TIMELINE

  • Applicants complete and submit applications to their university/Bunker Labs representatives for internal review. *See your university/Bunker Labs representative for internal deadline
  • University and Bunker Labs representatives will select their top candidates for nomination on or before Tuesday, March 1, 2022. These nominees will move onto the interview stage of the application process
  • In April, TBHF will notify finalists of the interview schedule (time and date) and finalists will be interviewed
  • By the end of May, selected award recipients receive notification from TBHF
  • Award recipients are required to attend the Annual Future Texas Business Legend Award Luncheon on November 3, 2022 in Houston where awards are presented
  • Award recipients are required to attend the Annual Induction Dinner on November 3, 2022 in Houston where TBHF inducts selected Texas Legends into the Hall of Fame. Future Texas Business Legend Award recipients are recognized at this dinner

  PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING

  • The TBHF Office will be in contact with you and with your university/Bunker Labs regarding notification and the award process
  • Award notifications will be sent at the end of May
  • If selected, you will be required to attend the Future Texas Business Legend Award Luncheon and Annual Induction Dinner to be held on the same day, November 3, 2022 in Houston (see Induction Dinner page for dates and details)
  • If traveling from out of the city where the Luncheon and Dinner will be held, a portion of your travel expenses will be reimbursed, and a hotel room may be provided for you on the night of the Dinner
  • The award funds are payable to the student, not the university
  • The award is considered unrestricted, meaning recipients may use the funds for things other than tuition and supplies
  • The payment will be awarded at the Future Texas Business Legend Award Luncheon in the fall; travel reimbursement will also be provided then
  • Once you receive your award, all award recipients are eligible to become members of the TBHF Alumni Association

FUTURE EXECUTIVE LEADER OF DISTINCTION AWARD APPLICATION PROCESS 

Application Opens: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 

Application due to University/Bunker Labs: check with your school representative

University Nomination Deadline to TBHF: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Review the 2022 Future Executive Leader of Distinction Texas Award eligibility requirements
  • Gather supporting documents (checklist)
    • A One-Page Personal Narrative 
    • Letter of Recommendation 
    • Resume 
    • Most Recent Transcript or Grade Report (unofficial copies acceptable)
    • Professional Headshot
    • Professional Bio
    • PDF of Completed Electronic Application Form
  • Complete online 2022 Future Executive Leader of Distinction Texas Award electronic application form and download as a pdf 
  • Compile Electronic Application Form PDF and supporting documents as ONE SINGLE PDF file and email a digital copy to your partner university representative on or before your university deadline (a list of representatives will be available soon)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • All Applicants:
    • MBA student at one of TBHF’s 23 Texas partner universities during Spring 2022
    • Exhibits a proven track record in leadership and has a desire to be a strong leader in an established organization based in Texas
    • Good academic standing
    • Exhibits leadership in campus and/or community activities
    • Plans to pursue a career in Texas
    • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • Able to attend the TBHF Annual Future Texas Business Legend Awards Luncheon and Induction Dinner (Both occur on November 3, 2022 in Houston)

APPLICATION TIMELINE

  • Applicants complete and submit applications to their university representatives for internal review. *See your university representative for internal deadline
  • University representatives will select their top candidate for nomination on or before Tuesday, April 12, 2022. A select number of nominees from across the state will move onto the interview stage of the application process
  • In late April, TBHF will notify finalists of the interview schedule (time and date) and finalists will be interviewed
  • By the end of May, selected award recipient will receive notification from TBHF
  • Award recipient is required to attend the Annual Future Texas Business Legend Award Luncheon on November 3, 2022 in Houston where the Future Executive Leader of Distinction Texas Award and Future Texas Business Legend Awards are presented
  • Award recipient is required to attend the Annual Induction Dinner on November 3, 2022 in Houston where TBHF inducts selected Texas Legends into the Hall of Fame. The Future Executive Leader of Distinction Texas Award recipient and Future Texas Business Legend Award recipients are recognized at this dinner

  PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING

  • The TBHF Office will be in contact with you and with your university regarding notification and the award process
  • Award notifications will be sent at the end of May
  • If selected, you will be required to attend the Future Texas Business Legend Awards Luncheon and Annual Induction Dinner to be held on the same day, November 3, 2022 in Houston (see Induction Dinner page for dates and details)
  • If traveling from out of the city where the Luncheon and Dinner will be held, a portion of your travel expenses will be reimbursed, and a hotel room may be provided for you on the night of the Dinner
  • The award funds are payable to the student, not the university
  • The award is considered unrestricted, meaning recipients may use the funds for things other than tuition and supplies
  • The payment will be awarded at the Future Texas Business Legend Award Luncheon in the fall; travel reimbursement will also be provided then
  • Once you receive your award, all award recipients are eligible to become members of the TBHF Alumni Association

For questions or assistance, contact Patrice Bartlett at pbartlett@texasbusiness.org.