Graduation Source Announces Details for Bi-Annual Scholarship Contest

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Graduation Source, known for helping students achieve greatness on their road to graduation, announces details relating to their bi-annual photo scholarship contest. To qualify, applicants need an Instagram account, a 3.3 GPA, and an inspiring image and story.

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Every student in America deserves to be able to afford access to a proper education. That belief is what motivated us to create our bi-annual scholarship program, and we’re quite proud of the submissions we’ve received and will receive as a result.

New York-based Graduation Source invites students to show why they’re perusing their chosen majors in Graduation Source’s bi-annual photo scholarship competition.

The competition, open to current college students and high school students in the process of applying to colleges, offers a $750 prize to the top photo, which should be submitted via Instagram.

“Every student in America deserves to be able to afford access to a proper education,” said Kristoff Albanese of Graduation Source “That belief is what motivated us to create our bi-annual scholarship program, and we’re quite proud of the submissions we’ve received and will receive as a result.”

Applicants will need to ensure that their Instagram profile is set to public and use the hashtag #GraduationSource in order to be considered for the scholarship. In addition, all applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher and need to submit a brief caption (no more than 100 words) with the photo describing why the student chose their named major course of study.

In addition to the photo submissions, applicants will need to fill out a brief online form in order to help Graduation Source learn more about the applicant as a student.

Applicants will be considered as follows:

  •     30% GPA
  •     30% Originality and creativity of submitted photo
  •     20% Emotional impact
  •     20% Relevance to topic

Deadline for submission in this cycle will be January 31, 2017. Winners will be contacted on or around February 28, 2017. For more information and official rules, please click here.

About Graduation Source:
Graduation Source is the leading online retailer for graduation products. They pride themselves in strong values, personal customer service practices, and extraordinary products. Headquartered in Port Chester, NY, and tracing its roots back to the 1960s, Graduation Source has turned from a family company to a global enterprise under the stewardship of CEO Matthew Gordon. After serving over 30,000 schools worldwide, they continue to look to improve their company and products with a constant drive toward excellence in the realm of accomplishment and commencement products. Today, Graduation Source has established a full line of Graduation Regalia, ranging from Preschool and Kindergarten gowns all the way to Bachelors and Doctorate hoods. Whether an institution is hosting a traditional cap and gown ceremony, or if it requires cords and medals to honor students of Salutatorian and Valedictorian merit, they are proud to provide the appropriate regalia and accessories to have a memorable graduation. Graduation Source also provides full capabilities to develop custom products such as imprinted stoles and diploma covers at unmatched prices. No event or function is too large or too small for the dedicated staff to tackle.

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