FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SWISSGEAR.com is proud to announce the launch of the first-ever 'Ultimate Backpack' Scholarship valued at a total of $10,000 split between three incoming college freshman or current undergraduate and graduate students.
Understanding that saving up for school can be difficult, 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 introducing this scholarship so that they can ease the burden on a few of these individuals.
SWISSGEAR.com is offering one $5,000 scholarship, as well as two $2,500 scholarships, to enable three students chosen from all entries to pursue his or her education. This scholarship opportunity is open to both incoming college freshman and any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program by August 31, 2015 at any accredited U.S. college, university or institute.
Each applicant is required to submit an essay of 500 words or less describing what makes a great backpack through the online form or through email (firstname.lastname@example.org) following the SWISSGEAR.com Scholarship Guidelines and Regulations by August 31, 2015. First prize will be a $5,000 scholarship while both second and third prize winners will each receive a $2,500 scholarship. All three scholarship winners will be notified via email two weeks after the deadline for submission.
All applicant submissions are subject to the "Guidelines for the SWISSGEAR.com Ultimate Backpack Scholarship Submissions".
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.