ZipRecruiter $3,000 Scholarship

Write about the best part-time job or internship for students. Win a $3,000 scholarship!

Summer 2017: Past
Winner: Morissa Szmyt

Fall 2017: Current
Due December 31st

Winter 2018: Next
Starts in January

Spring 2018: Future
Starts in April

How It Works

ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college or university student with the most creative entry in our Autumn 2017 Scholarship Promotion.

The Grand Prize Winner each quarter will receive the $3,000 scholarship.

To enter, please write a 250-500 word essay
on one of the following three topics.

Part time job

The best on- or off-campus part-time jobs for students at your school


The top local internship opportunities for students in your major and the best approach to land a top internship.


How ZipRecruiter can help you find your next job in your city.

Entry Rules

Essays must be limited to 250 to 500 words and submitted in .PDF, .DOC, or .DOCX file format. You may also include images, infographics, and diagrams provided that (i) the entire essay submission fits on one page and (ii) all the content, including your essay and images, etc., are your original work, and (iii) no part of your essay submission is owned by a third party. If your Entry includes any third-party materials, it will be disqualified.

Applicant Eligibility

At the conclusion of the specific Entry Period for each quarterly Promotion, you must (i) be a legal resident of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, (ii) be 18 years of age or older (or at least the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence), and (iii) be enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States.


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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