A $1000 Shoe Scholarship
BestShoesMix is a large online consulting database. It provides customers with necessary information regarding quality footwear from leather, suede, textile. Our main business values are objectiveness, flexibility and caring about our clients’ well-being. This is why we cover all topics connected to footwear – not only style, material and price, but also useful tips from personal experience, questions of health and safety, historical information.
We know where to find the best sport shoes, classic shoes and footwear for every day. We are constantly aspiring to expand our knowledge beyond primitive shopping tips.
We are happy to share our experiments with the world, thus we decided to open our own annual BestShoesMix Scholarship Program.
You are eligible to the Program if:
- You are a university or a college student / high school senior;
- You are USA citizen or you currently live in the USA.
Application & Requirements
In order to apply to the program, you are required to write an original essay (500-1000 words). Feel free to choose one of the topics listed below:
- Design and society: how cultural and social changes influenced shoe industry as a whole or one designer (as per your choice) in particular
- Different technologies in footwear industry
- How shoe design creates the demand and influences consumers’ behavior?
- What are, in your opinion, the perspectives of footwear industry and fashion in the closest future?
- How do you buy your shoes? What characteristics have the biggest influence on your decisions? Do you pay attention to the functionality or to the appearances, have you ever read any reviews on the internet before buying a new pair of shoes, etc.?
When you will be done with these steps, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with all of the details listed below and attached Word document.
Please be informed that:
- Your essay needs to be unique;
- It should be sent in .doc or .pdf format only;
- Use the Submission form below to send your work;
- We accept only the essays written in English.
The jury will take into consideration both creative and technical characteristics of your essay.
Application deadline & Rewards
The final date for submission is August 15, 2017, and we will choose the winner by August 30th and the check will be mailed out by September 5th. The Program starts after this date every year. After this day, our internal jury will make its decision about the entries.
The winner receives a notification email. The check for one-time scholarship ($1000) will be sent to their educational institution.