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2017 High School Graduate Scholarship Contest


We are announcing the Gift Baskets Plus 2017 college scholarship contest for $500. The rules are simple. Seniors in high school will submit an essay of at least 600 words, entitled "The perfect high school graduation gift." Each essay must be submitted by email to 2017scholarship@giftbasketsplus.com. To qualify, each submission must contain a PDF of the essay; student's full name; destination college (or colleges if not yet selected); email address; mailing address; date of birth. Qualifying essays will be published on GiftBasketsPlus.com. Essays must be submitted by May 1st, 2017 to be considered. The winner will be announced on June 1, 2017. Once qualified, one essay will be selected for a $500 scholarship based on the number of social shares that essay gets. Winners will be notified by email and scholarships will be mailed by check. Good luck, students!

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time

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Tel: 800-520-6657 Address 5201 South Torrey Pines
Las Vegas, NV 89135