The Gap Year Escape Scholarship Programme is offering “The Gap Year Escape Scholarship Programme” to recognize the skills that are fundamental to successfully operating in the online business space. Undergraduate or Masters Degree students connected to the fields of Business, Marketing or Communications are eligible to apply. A scholarship of £500 will be provided to assist one promising student interested in pursuing a career in business and marketing related fields. site was started off as the miscellaneous ramblings of a solo backpacker and has since grown into one of the largest Gap Year blogs on the web.


• All entrants must be on an Undergraduate or Masters degree connected to the fields of Business, Marketing or Communications for the academic year 2016-2017.
• All applications must be made from an associated university email account and have attached proof from the university that confirms the applicant meets the set criteria.
• The award is open to all nationalities, provided they are enrolled at a UK-based university.

How to Apply:

Applicants are asked to supply judging panel with a 1000-1500 word synopsis, highlighting how they would start a business with £500.

Essay Guidelines:

• All essays submitted should be written by the entrant and be clear of any plagiarism. Applications will be checked for any signs of duplication.
• Applicants must be able to prove they are on a Marketing, Business or Communications focused course for the 2016/17 academic year.
• Make sure you submit your application from your university email account and it includes the following:

1. Copy of 1000-1500 word essay
2. Proof of student status for 2016-17 academic year.
3. Proof of enrollment onto a Marketing, Business or Communications course.

Award Amount:

A scholarship of £500 will be provided to the winning candidate.

Application Deadline:

Applications will close on 11.59pm December 31st, 2016. The successful applicant will be announced on January 10th 2017.

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