SpinLife is dedicated to bringing innovative mobility products to all wheelchair users. One of the most interesting aspects of our world is seeing, and even influencing, product innovation
Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 4, 2008
SpinLife.com, the country's largest internet retailer of mobility equipment, announced today the development of the SpinLife Innovation in Motion Scholarship program designed to aid college students in their academic endeavors. The annual scholarship is open to students who are manual or electric wheelchair users enrolled at an accredited 4-year institution and applications will be accepted until July 31, 2008.
In order to be considered for the scholarship, students are asked to submit an essay in response to the following: "Imagine the wheelchair of the future. What advancements and features will chairs have in 2028 that will help make students' lives easier or more productive?"
"SpinLife is dedicated to bringing innovative mobility products to all wheelchair users. One of the most interesting aspects of our world is seeing, and even influencing, product innovation," said Lisa Stein., founder and CEO of SpinLife. "What better group of people to help us imagine future innovations than the wheelchair -- using students of today. The fact that we can aid two students in their academic pursuits is icing on the cake."
In order to qualify for the scholarships students must meet the following criteria: be a full-time wheelchair user, be over the age of 18, enrolled at an accredited 4-year educational institution at the undergraduate level, be a legal resident of the US or possess a valid student visa and maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0.
Submissions will be evaluated by a committee. Winners will be selected based on merit and creativity and be announced on September 1, 2008.
The winners' essay, along with their names and photos will be featured on SpinLife.com.
Applications can be found at SpinLife.com/scholarship.
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