CANTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Job-Applications.com, the number one resource for online job applications, has launched a scholarship initiative designed to assist working parents currently enrolled in higher education. The $1,000 scholarship will be issued once a year, with this year’s deadline being December 15 and the winner announced December 30, 2013. The scholarship will be awarded to a qualifying working parent who is attending college or other accredited post-secondary education institution.
“It was during the process of building this library that the scholarship initiative was launched”
To qualify, an application must be submitted, along with a 600 to 1,000-word essay on three key factors describing how to successfully balance parenthood, working and excelling in school. Applications for the scholarship are currently being accepted and details on eligibility are located at http://www.job-applications.com/scholarships/. The application process takes as little as 20 minutes, and all of the details and official rules are available on the site.
“I am excited about starting a scholarship program as a way to give back to the online community that visits our site every day,” said Doug Crawford, President of Job-Applications.com. “We are thrilled to be able to reward a working parent who has made a commitment toward furthering their education.”
Recently, Job-Applications.com launched the Employee Video Library, the newest resource on its website. “It was during the process of building this library that the scholarship initiative was launched,” Crawford stated. “After hearing the real-life stories of people trying to balance work, life and education, we realized that we could help.”
This new area of the Job-Applications.com showcases hundreds of former employees who give insight on applying for, interviewing with, and getting hired at many popular companies in the fast food, retail, supermarket, department store, as well as many other industries.
Job-Applications.com, the leading job application resource, enables job seekers to submit more job applications in less time – all free of charge. By having access to over a thousand company applications, along with first hand interview experiences from people who have been there, job seekers can be better prepared for the interview and hiring process.