ZipRecruiter $3,000 ScholarshipZipRecruiter $3,000 Scholarship

Write a follow-up email for after a job interview—win a $3,000 scholarship!

Summer 2017

Past: Summer 2017
Winner: Morissa Szmyt

Fall 2017

Past: Fall 2017
Winner: Corinne M.L. Nuzum

Winter/Spring 2018

Past: Winter/Spring 2018
Winner: Rachel Harrington

Summer/Fall 2018

Current: Summer/Fall 2018
Winner: TBA 1/31/2019

How It Works

ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning high school or college student (18+) with the most creative entry in our Summer/Fall 2018 Scholarship Promotion.

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

Summer/Fall 2018
Scholarship Promotion
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For the ZipRecruiter Summer/Fall 2018 Scholarship Promotion, we’re asking high school and college students (18+) to create a template for a job interview follow-up email.
The winning entry will receive a $3,000 scholarship!*


Please complete exercise 1 and 2

Write a Follow-up Email for After a Job Interview

  • Include a subject line, email body, and sign-off
  • Use a specific job title
  • Write the company name as [BLANK]
  • 250 words max

On a separate page, describe the sections of your job interview follow-up email template, and explain why each section was included (250 words max)


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

Applicant Eligibility

At the conclusion of the specific Entry Period for each biannually 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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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