Application Deadline: 31st December, 2016
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: All countries
To be taken at (country): Candidate’s school.
Brief description: Gap Year Escape is offering a scholarship to one promising student interested in pursuing a career in business and marketing related fields.
Eligible Field of Study: Business, Marketing or Communications.
About the Award: The Gap Year Escape Scholarship Programme is designed to recognise the skills that are fundamental to successfully operating in the online business space. A scholarship of £500 will be provided to assist one promising student.
Since its launch in 2009, Gap Year Escape has played a pivotal role in providing advice, guidance and inspiration to thousands of travellers whether they are on gap years, career breaks or short backpacking trips. The growth of the website has been driven by utilising innovative marketing techniques and an entrepreneurial motivation.
Gap Year Escape is an advice and inspiration portal for travellers across the globe that offers advice on things like buying a round the world ticket and the best travel insurance to the best backpacks and even offering discounts like an Airbnb coupon code.
Offered Since: 2009
Type: Undergraduate or Masters degree
- All candidates must be on a Undergraduate or Masters degree connected to the fields of Business, Marketing or Communications for the academic year 2016-2017.
- All applications must be made from an associated university email account and have attached proof from the university that confirms the candidate meets the set criteria.
- The award is open to all nationalities, provided they are enrolled at a UK-based university.
Number of Awardees: One (1)
Value of Scholarship: £500
Duration of Scholarship: One time
How to Apply: Candidates are asked to supply a 1000-1500 word synopsis, highlighting how they would start a business with £500. The panel of judges will select the most creative and compelling idea submitted. The successful candidates will be announced on January 10th 2017. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Award Provider: Gap Year Escape