The Ultimate Backpack Scholarship


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Brief Background on Company

SWISSGEAR.com is a leading seller of genuine SWISSGEAR luggage, backpacks, travel accessories, belts and wallets. Committed to only offer officially SWISSGEAR licensed products, SWISSGEAR.com understands that everyone’s needs vary greatly which is why they carry everything from a 20” carry-on spinner to a hanging toiletry kit to a back to school backpack and a ScanSmart™ TSA-friendly backpack. Built on trust, quality and innovation, SWISSGEAR is the brand that consumers have come to rely on for providing well made products that are intelligently designed, highly functional and remarkably durable.

About Our Scholarship Program

We know saving up for school can be difficult. At SWISSGEAR.com, we believe that scholarships can give ambitious students the opportunity to focus on his or her studies instead of worrying about the cost of books and tuition. With that little extra help, we believe you can achieve greatness. SWISSGEAR.com is offering a $5,000 scholarship as well as two $2,500 scholarships to enable three students chosen from all entries to pursue his or her education.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


Enrollment:

The SWISSGEAR.com Ultimate Backpack Scholarship is open to incoming college freshman for the fall 2016 academic semester or a current undergraduate or graduate student that is enrolled by August 31, 2016 at any accredited two or four year college, university or institute.

Application:

Each applicant 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: In 500 words or less, tell us what makes a great backpack.
  • -SUBMISSION MUST BE IN EITHER PDF OR WORD FORMAT

Where to Apply:

Each applicant must submit their application by using this online form or by EMAIL following the above instructions to complete the scholarship application.

Application Submission Deadline:

August 31, 2016

Award:

One student will be awarded a $5,000 scholarship while two additional students will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship each.

Award Date:

September 15, 2016

ALL APPLICANT SUBMISSIONS ARE SUBJECT TO THE “Guidelines for the SWISSGEAR.com Ultimate Backpack Scholarship Submissions”.


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