Emitations' Scholarship - Women in Business Scholarship
Entry Deadline: December 14, 2014
Award: $1,000 Scholarship
Emitations.com is known for making trendy, classic and beautiful jewelry accessible to people of all income levels. Through in-depth market trend research and customer collaboration, we are able to offer over 5,000 sku's of silver jewelry that is both affordable and accessible to the general public. Emitations.com is pleased to offer the opportunity to apply for its scholarship program, for those meeting the eligibility requirements, to assist in funding the cost of higher education.
Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States, may not be an employee of Marketing Advantages International, Inc. and must meet one of the following 2 criteria:
- Incoming freshman:
Applicant must be a current high school student, graduating or earning a GED between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2014 and have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. If selected, the winner must provide proof of enrollment at an accredited American college or university, provide original proof of ACT or SAT score, and provide original high school transcript.
- Current freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students:
Applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited American college or university between November 30, 2013 and December 14, 2014. If selected, the winner must provide original college transcript from accredited American college or university.
The recipient will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship to be applied to qualified expenses. Qualified expenses are graduate and undergraduate tuition, fees, and books for the 2014-2015 academic year. Funds are provided by Marketing Advantages International, Inc. d/b/a Emitations.com ("Emitations"). Payments are issued by Emitations, made payable to the student's approved college or university and mailed after February 15, 2015 directly to the accredited college or university confirmed by Emitations during the award process.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit an essay of 1,000 words minimum on one of the designated topics and a copy of their most recent transcript to email@example.com. Please include your name, address, phone number, school name and year in school with your email.
- Emitations makes beautiful jewelry accessible to everyone by making it affordable. Not everyone has a celebrity budget and therefore cannot afford certain things. If you could make something more affordable and accessible to the general public, what would it be and why?
- How has internet shopping and social media impacted jewelry styles and fashion?
After the deadline for submitting entries, Emitations may post the essays of the finalists on its website, Facebook, Google Plus and other social media sites. Selection of the winning essay will be based partially on the number of Facebook likes, shares or comments of each essay. Selection of the winning essay will also be based on creativity, thoughtfulness, and insight by the Emitations judges. Selection of finalists, as well as the winning submissions are entirely at the discretion of Emitations. The winner will be announced January 15, 2015.
Additional Terms of Scholarship
By submitting an entry to any of the Emitations Scholarships, you acknowledge and agree that you are transferring all rights and ownership of submitted content to Emitations, regardless of whether your entry is selected as a winner, and that Emitations will own all publishing rights in and to the written application materials. Emitations reserves the right to publish submitted works at the conclusion of the entry period in any manner Emitations sees fit. In addition, if selected as the winner, you agree to allow Emitations to use your name, image and biographical information on its website, social media websites and other promotional efforts.
The winner will be contacted by Emitations via the email address used for submission. The winner will be confirmed ONLY after (1) providing proof of enrollment in the form of a copy of a tuition bill OR letter of proof from the accredited United States college or university at which the winner is enrolled and (2) the winner (and their parent or legal guardian if the winner is under the age of 18) signs and returns an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within thirty (30) days of prize notification. Upon satisfaction of these two conditions, the winner will be publicly announced on Emitations website, Facebook, and Google Plus page. If the winner fails to timely satisfy both conditions, an alternate winner may be selected.
Only one essay per student. Multiple entries will cause the student to be disqualified. Decisions of the judges are final. Emitations reserves the right to alter or discontinue this program at any time without notice.
Contact us if you have questions about Emitations.com Scholarship Programs.
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A note from the CEO…
If you don’t have a lot of financial support, pursuing your studies and launching a business can be a daunting path. This scholarship is an open invitation to encourage all
students who wish to create a business to simply go for it.
I first started my company at the age of 22, while studying economics at the University
of California San Diego. Despite being inexperienced and cash poor, it really was such an
exciting time to be able to experiment with various business concepts. With no secured
job offer by the time I graduated, I really had nothing to lose. It was the perfect time to
create my own job opportunity that would fit my interests, allow me to grow, and one day
give back to society by creating jobs and learning opportunities for like minded people.
I hope that this scholarship will aid someone to create their own business opportunity.
Au-Co Mai - Founder and CEO
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