A $1000 Technology Scholarship

ZapNear is an online platform which puts customers directly in front of local businesses, in an ever growing Internet and tech driven world, more and more people are turning to the internet for answers and solutions to their problems.

In a hyper connected world which embraces geo-location, satellite navigation and interactive customer reviews, it is now easier than ever to find businesses and places which meet the demands and needs of a technically minded world.

Who Is This Scholarship For?

The ZapNear $1000 Tech Startup Scholarship is for all Undergraduate and Postgraduate students who have a passion for and possibly a future career in any Tech or Marketing field, this scholarship is for any student who is passionate about: Programming, Software Engineering, Internet Marketing, Web Design and more.

However, do not be put off from entering the scholarship if you are studying something other than these, your passion and knowledge will shine through if you are serious about winning.

What Do I Have To Do To Participate?

You will need to write a 500-1000 word article describing how technology is helping to change the world we live in (either for the better or worse or both). Some ideas and points to think about are: privacy issues, cyber crime and terrorism, dating and match making, social media, gaming, music and video streaming, file sharing .etc.

These are just some ideas and areas you may want to cover, but do not limit yourself to these, remember the basic point of the article is to discuss how technology is helping to shape and change our world.

This scholarship is limited to students who are currently enrolled in schools, colleges and Universities.

How Do I Submit My Application?

Your 500-1000 article should be submitted in a word .doc file format. If you have a website please also include the URL.

Once you have wrote your article and it is in the correct format, you can submit it (email attachment) to scholarship@zapnear.com making sure to complete the details below:

  • Your personal details including your full name, telephone number and mailing address.
  • The name of the School, College or University you attend.
  • Proof that you do in fact study at the College/School/University you have stated.
  • Your topic or area of study.

Upon submission of your article you are agreeing that ZapNear has the right to use your content in any way, including for marketing and promotion purposes.

What Is The Deadline for Submission?

The deadline for submission is October 31st 2017 with the winner being selected by November 31st, with a check for the amount of $1000 being sent directly to the applicant’s College/University.

This is an annual scholarship which takes place every year.