Are you an undergraduate or graduate college or university student?
VelvetJobs is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one student who will win the the resume template design and the creative writing contest.
There are 2 things you need to submit to be considered:
1. Create a unique resume template in Microsoft Word
2. Create a humorous mock interview conversation for a job position of your choice. Think outside the box!
Deadline: December 31, 2015
Scholarship Winner Criteria:
Create a VelvetJobs Account
Create a VelvetJobs Account and fill out your profile with your education and work background.
Submit Your Essay and Resume Template
1. Create a unique resume template in Microsoft Word format. It needs to look good and professional.
2. Create a mock interview (1,500 words or less) for a job position of your choice. The winning creative writing essay will be innovative, passionate, and unique. Think about the details and be descriptive!
Who Can Apply
All USA & international college or university undergraduate students and graduate students.
How to Apply
Email your essay and the resume template to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following information:
- Full name
- Phone number
- College or University where you are enrolled or plan to attend
- Current school year
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is VelvetJobs offering a scholarship?
Our belief is that everyone is entitled to learning and education. We hope that financial barriers to learning and education will continue to be removed by innovative technology.
How often is this scholarship offered?
Once a year.
Can I be an international student?
What if I'm not a formal student anywhere?
You must be currently enrolled or accepted and planning to be enrolled as a full time student.
Why do I need to fill out a Velvet Jobs profile?
We believe that Velvet Jobs is the best way to showcase your education and work experience. This is also a great way for us to get to know you.
What do we look for in your resume template?
Your template needs to look fresh and professional. Something you'd be proud to use yourself when applying to jobs, while at the same time showcasing unique design and personality.
What do we look for in your creative essay?
Your essay needs to showcase your creative writing talent. Written communication is often a big part of anyone’s professional future. This is a good way to practice it and possibly win a scholarship doing it. We look for candidates who think outside the box.
When will the scholarship winner be announced?
The scholarship winner will be announced one month after the scholarship deadline. We need this time to review all of the applications.