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Interactive Marketing Scholarship


General Scholarship Information

The Interactive Marketing Scholarship is designed to encourage and promote creative marketing in relation to online business. A scholarship of $2,500 is awarded annually in August. VacationRoost is the industry leader for vacation rental homes, condos, hotels, and more at over 80 destinations from beach to ski. Our business success depends on online marketing and we are excited to offer this scholarship to the up-and-coming generation of online marketing professionals.

Application deadline: June 15th, 2013

Application Requirements

  1. 1,000 Word Essay – Write an essay of 1,000 words or less on the topic “How internet marketing has changed the world of business.” Although not mandatory, we encourage you to publish your article online.
  2. Outline of Career Objectives – In 500 words or less, describe your career objectives and how online marketing fits into your goals. Explain how this scholarship will help you achieve your academic and career pursuits. Consideration will be given to those who show an understanding of the connection between publishing content and online marketing.
  3. Fill Out and Submit the Online Application – Visit www.vacationroost.com/about-us/community/scholarships and follow the directions for submitting your application.

Rules and Guidelines

  • Essays must be original and written by the applicant. Essays will be checked for plagiarism, re-writes, and duplicates.
  • Applicant must be an active college student with a declared major.
  • The essay can exist online. This can include (but is not limited to) websites, blogs, forums, school pages/sites, etc. This is an opportunity to learn about the connection between online content and online marketing. The URL of the essay will be required for proof as part of the final application process.
  • Final application process will require:
    • Copy of your essay
    • URL of your published essay (optional)
    • Ouline of career objectives
    • Additional personal information as required for proof of full-time student status and active registration

Scholarship Essay Tips

Tip: Think creatively about how modern business has been influenced by internet marketing and which trends are indicative of the future. Try to be innovative in demonstrating what you learned through this simple exercise.

For questions or more details email social@vacationroost.com

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