Scholarship opportunity for students looking to love their careers!
Make plans now to love your career. Scott Jones, founder of JonesTshirts.com is a firm believer in the importance of loving your career. It affects every aspect of your life. Your family can see a difference when they know that you don't dread going into work everyday. You're happier and those around you are happier. It's important to start thinking about this concept early, especially while in college.
Who Can Apply?
Any student who will be enrolled in a college or University at the time of the next deadline (see dates below). This scholarship is limited to students attending school in the 50 U.S. states.
Monday September 7, 2015
Please follow these steps EXACTLY as outlined below to qualify for review. (Essays that ignore these simple requirements will be ignored)
1) Essay Outline Requirements
Write a 500 to 1000 word essay outlining at least 3 steps that you plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that you love. What are your passions that could be turned into a career? What are some ideas you have for a business based on things that you love and are skilled at?
Scott Jones, founder of JonesTshirts.com started in the T-shirt business while in high school. His brother taught him how to make tie-dye shirts and together they would take their goods to sell at Grateful Dead concerts in Las Vegas and California. 20 years later, JonesTshirts.com is a leading wholesale provider of blank T-shirts and apparel. Scott stuck with his passion of T-shirts and has made a full time career out of it.
We want to hear unique, well thought out ideas. Make us believers. Make us excited. We want to know that there are others out there who share the goal of living the dream of loving what they do. Make your essay stand out!
2) Your essay must be converted into a PDF document only using your first and last name as the filename.
3) You must include this information at the top of your essay and in the body of the email:
1- Your first and last name
2- The best phone number to contact you in the event that you are the recipient
2- Name of College/University
4) Email your PDF document with an email subject line of:
FALL 2015 SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION
Please follow the above steps carefully in order for you essay to be considered.
The recipient of the scholarship will be notified by email or phone within 2 weeks of the deadline. We are currently reviewing submissions for Fall 2015 and will announce the winner in the next few weeks. Our winner for Fall 2014 was Kaythari Phon from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA. Congratulations Kaythari!
Terms and Conditions
Eligibility - Any college level students that will be attending school Winter 2015 in the United States of America is eligible for our "Love Your Career" scholarship, being offered by JonesTshirts.com. Any applicant must have met all of the requirements outlined above in order to qualify.
Submission Deadline - All submissions must be received by the dates listed above in order to qualify for the scholarship.
Choosing a Winner - All submissions will be reviewed and evaluated by our panel of judges. Credit will be given based on creativity, originality, passion etc. The winning essay will be announced within 2 weeks of the deadline. Upon verification of eligibility, the student will be notified by email or phone of their award. The student's approved school will then receive a one-time disbursement of $1,000 as a scholarship for the winning student. The student is responsible to ensure receipt of funds by the school and notify us if such is not the case within 60 days of the announcement.
NOTE: In the event that the student's school would prefer to have the award paid directly to the student as award money rather than being paid to the school as a scholarship, we will do so upon request.
JonesTshirts.com reserves the right to terminate this scholarship program at any time without any notice. This scholarship program is void where prohibited.