Gift Baskets Plus/2017 High School Graduate Scholarship Contest

We are announcing the Gift Baskets Plus 2017 college scholarship contest for $500. The rules are simple. Seniors in high school will submit an essay of at least 600 words, entitled "The perfect high school graduation gift." Each essay must be submitted by email to To qualify, each submission must contain: A PDF of the essay Student's full name Destination college (or colleges if not yet selected) Email address Mailing address Date of Birth Qualifying essays will be published on Essays must be submitted by May 1st, 2017 to be considered. The winner will be announced on June 1, 2017. Once qualified, one essay will be selected for a $500 scholarship based on the number of social shares that essay gets. Winners will be notified by email and scholarships will be mailed by check. Good luck, students!

Award Information

Award Amount
Number of Awards
Application Deadline
May 1
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Marketing Manager
Gift Baskets Plus
5201 South Torrey Pines
City, State, Zip
Las Vegas, NV , 89135
(800) 520-6657

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