International Scholarship Essay Contest

Give your year a boost with the Asure Software International Scholarship Programme

Asure Software is pleased to announce the launch of a scholarship essay contest to be awarded twice yearly for the fall and spring academic semesters. Asure Software will select and award each winner a $2,500 (USD) scholarship. The team at Asure Software is committed to supporting students in their educational path and look forward to contributing to the cause.

Who is eligible

To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited university or college located anywhere in the world. Relatives or friends of Asure Software employees are not eligible to enter.

How to enter

Any student who fits the eligibility requirements listed above can apply for the Asure Software scholarship. To enter students must submit a 500-1000 word essay on the following topic:

The topic is creating a productive and successful workplace.  As the People Success Company we are interested in insight from students preparing for the workforce. You can take several different angles on this essay. Choose one or more of the following topics:

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  1. What do you feel employers are looking for in an employee? Explain what you think employers expect from their employees and discuss gaps in expectations.
  2. What kind of environment do companies offer today and what do Millennials look for in choosing an employer? Explain from a company resource perspective.
  3. What tools and/or environment would you expect a company to offer to attract you to their company. Explain what kind of environment you are you looking to work in and how you feel that is productive for both you and the company.
  4. What are the top decision-making criteria for you when deciding who to work for? Explain what benefits would make the most difference in your decision and whether office logistic design, workstation flexibility, technology Apps/tools make a difference. If so explain in what way.

To submit, email your essay as an attachment in PDF or Word format, including your full name, a personal bio, school you will be attending, your major, graduation date and contact information to scholarship@asuresoftware.com.

Deadline for Submission

The essay submission deadline is 12:00 a.m. EST October 1st for the spring semester and June 1st for the fall semester. Essays will then be reviewed by the Asure Software Scholarship Committee.

Selection process and notification

The Asure Software Scholarship Committee will review all essays received and one winner will be chosen for the fall and spring academic semester. Once the winner has been determined, the winner will be announced on the Asure Software website. The Asure Software Scholarship committee will also notify the winner via email.

The winner will be announced on the Asure Software website on December 1st for the spring semester and August 1st for the fall semester. The winner will also be notified via email and then be awarded $2,500 (USD).

Additional Details

The scholarship funds awarded are to be used for tuition and books only. Once awarded, a cheque will be written to the recipient’s school of choice and credited for academic costs. The scholarship is non-renewable and is only good for one semester cycle. Recipients are only eligible to receive the scholarship once during their lifetime.

Questions

Any questions about the scholarship essay contest can be directed to scholarship@asuresoftware.com.