Saving up for school can be difficult, but scholarships can allow focussing on your studies instead of worrying about the cost of education. Hence, SWISSGEAR.com is offering little extra help for students by providing a $5,000 scholarship as well as two $2,500 scholarships.
SWISSGEAR.com Ultimate Backpack award is built-up to incoming college freshman or a current undergraduate or graduate student who enrolled at any accredited two or four-year college, university or institute.
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Application Deadline: August 31, 2016
- University or Organization: Com
- Department: NA
- Course Level: Any
- Award: $10,000 total
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: 3
- Nationality: U.S. citizens or permanent residents
- The award can be taken in the United States
- Eligible Countries: Applications are open only for the United States
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The award will be awarded for any degree courses in any subject areas
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must
- Be an incoming college freshman for the fall 2016 academic semester or
- Be a current undergraduate or graduate student who enrolled by August 31, 2016, at any accredited two or four-year college, university or institute. To see if your school is eligible, please visit- http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx.
- Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
- Current SWISSGEAR.com employees, the immediate family of current SWISSGEAR.com employees and any employees or immediate family members of any SWISSGEAR.com affiliated companies and/or suppliers are not eligible for entry.
How to Apply
To participate, students must submit an essay of 500 words or less which includes:
- Applicant’s name, address, phone number, email address, and the college, university or institute of attendance by August 31, 2016
- Essay Question: Tell what makes a great backpack.
- The completed application must submit by using this online form or by email
- Submission must be in either pdf or word format
- No paper or hard copy submissions will be accepted.
- All essays should be written in English.
- All candidate submissions are subject to the “Guidelines for the SWISSGEAR.com Ultimate Backpack Scholarship Submissions”.
- One winning student will be received a $5,000 award
- Two additional winning students will be getting a $2,500 grant each.
- The fund must be applied to the following school-related expenses: tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board.
- com will provide funds via mail to the Financial Aid Office of the winning applicant’s college.