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2020 Scholarship Promotion

For the ZipRecruiter 2020 Scholarship Promotion, we’re asking high school and college students (18+) to write about their favorite ZipRecruiter feature.

The winning entry will receive a $3,000 scholarship!*

Read about our 2019 winner here!


2018 Winner
Dustin Faulkenberry

Frank W. Springstead High School


2019 Winner
Sarah Ann Porter

Texas A&M University

How it Works

Please complete exercise 1 and 2

Write about your favorite ZipRecruiter feature from the list below:

  • Job Alert Emails
  • One-Click Apply
  • SMS Job Alerts
  • Job Search Functionality
  • Profiles

Write a brief summary of why you chose the feature you wrote about.

  • What do you like about it?
  • How is it helpful?

Entry Rules

  • Microsoft Word or Text document, no PDF
  • Arial 12pt font, single spaced
  • Include name and email address in the header
  • Absolutely no plagiarism, use proper sourcing if quoting
  • 350 words max (for total assignment)

Applicant Eligibility

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be currently enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college, or university in the United States
  • Must be a legal resident of the United States


Application open


Application deadline


Winners announced

Please read the official entry rules before submitting your entry.
Official Rules

Entry Form

Which types of jobs have you previously held? (Check all that apply)

By clicking ‘Submit Entry’, (a) I agree that I have read or have had these Official Entry Rules read to me, and I acknowledge my agreement with the Official Entry Rules, (b) I understand that my essay, name, image, and/or other biographical information submitted by me as part of my Entry, may be posted on the Sponsor’s website or otherwise utilized in the Sponsor’s advertising, marketing and promotional materials, or may be shared with applicable educational institutions, and (c) I accept that the personal information collected about me in the Entry Form may be utilized as disclosed in these Official Entry Rules and in accordance with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, a current version of which is located at