FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SWISSGEAR.com is proud to announce the winners of their Annual 'Ultimate Backpack' Scholarship valued at a total of $10,000 to be split between the three recipients. First prize will be a $5,000 scholarship while both second and third prize winners will each receive a $2,500 scholarship.
The SWISSGEAR.com Ultimate Backpack Scholarship Winners are Aislinn O'Kane from the University of Wyoming, Micah S. Terry from Western Kentucky University and Aressa Jones from Concordia University – Portland.
Scholarship winners can use their Ultimate Backpack scholarships to help offset the cost of their postsecondary education. SWISSGEAR.com believes that scholarships have the ability to give students motivation to pursue their dreams with less worry about tuition and other school-related expenses. It is for this very reason that SWISSGEAR.com is dedicated to easing the burden on a few of these individuals.
Each applicant submitted an essay of 500 words or less describing what makes a great backpack through the online form or through email following the SWISSGEAR.com Scholarship Guidelines and Regulations by August 31, 2016. This scholarship opportunity was open to both incoming college freshman and any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program by August 31, 2016, at any accredited U.S. college, university or institute.
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. For more information, please visit www.SWISSGEAR.com or call 1-844-MY-SWISS.
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