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Scholarship Value: The official judging panel will select one winner, who will receive an award in the form of a $1,200 scholarship. The winner will be able to use these funds towards any expenses that they may incur involving their education.


Who May Apply for This Scholarship: College or university students who are both over the age of 18 years old and who also have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 will be eligible to apply for this particular scholarship. It does not matter the specific program or college/university that the student may currently be enrolled in at the time.


How Individuals Can Apply for This Scholarship

In order to apply for this scholarship, applicants will need to submit an essay on one of the following two topics:


--"How to Build a Successful Social Media Marketing Plan"

--"What Are the Advantages of Advertising in Classifieds?"


The total word count of this essay must be no less than between 1,000 and 1,500 words. Please note that the essay must be completed and submitted in plain English. Prior to submitting, you are asked to check over your entire essay for any possible spelling or grammar mistakes, as well as to make sure that any facts that you have included are accurate.


Process of Submission

Once your essay has been completed and saved, please send it in an email to


Criteria Used for Judging

An expert panel, who specialize in the classified and advertising fields, will take the time to read over each submission that has been received prior to the deadline and will judge all content based on factors such as creativity and originality. Once the panel votes on each submission, a winner will officially be decided based on what the majority feels is the best work presented to them. That winner will then be named as the one to receive the $1,200 scholarship.


Important Dates

All submissions must be received by August 10, 2018 in order to qualify for review by the judging panel. The winner will then be declared on August 25, 2018.


Official Guidelines

--By taking part in this competition, you agree to abide by all guidelines and rules that have been established. The decision made by the judging panel in terms of awarding the scholarship will be final.

--Only one submission per student will be permitted.

--Do not include forms of identifications such as school name, watermarks, stamps, etc. on your essay.

--All content submitted by students for this scholarship competition must be completely original. Any plagiarism that is detected will result in the affected student(s) being immediately disqualified.

--This competition is open to those aged 18 years and older only. Anyone younger than 18 who submits content for this competition will be disqualified.

--All content submitted will become the official property of Shoppok, who will, upon receipt, have full rights and privileges to use the content in any manner that they see fit in terms of marketing and other various purposes.