Write about your home or college town. Win a $3,000 scholarship!

How it Works

Starting July 2017, ZipRecruiter is offering $3,000 to the college or university student with the most creative entry about their home or college town.

The Grand Prize Winner will receive the $3,000 scholarship. The best entries within each city will have their entries posted on our website, and will receive recognition as a “ZipRecruiter Scholar Finalist.”

Please address one of the following three topics and
limit your submission to 250-500 words.

Give a brief overview of your city and what makes it unique.

Provide an overview of the job market that is unique to your city (e.g. popular industries, companies, opportunities).

Write about how ZipRecruiter can help you find a job in your city.

Entry Rules

One standard page digital upload submission (250 to 500 words). Use text, images, infographics, diagrams, or anything else you can fit on one page!

Applicant Eligibility

  • 2.5 GPA minimum
  • Registered college/university student/graduate student/returning adult student or high school senior with intent to attend college/university in the following year
  • Proof of enrollment/acceptance required

July 1

Application open


Application deadline

October 31

Winners announced



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Come back on July 1 to submit your entry!
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