NESCONSET, NY, May 24, 2016 (Newswire.com) - GNP Branded Gear, the preferred vendor-partner for hundreds of colleges & universities , associations, trade organizations, and corporations throughout the U.S. for promotional items and gear, is proud to announce the launch of the first-ever Educational Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students.
Already a preferred partner-vendor for many colleges and universities throughout the U.S., a member of the Fair Labor Association (FLA), and A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau, GNP Branded Gear has once again demonstrated good corporate social responsibility.
"As a first-generation immigrant myself, I know all too well the challenges faced by young people who are struggling to earn an education and support themselves."
John Giordano, Co-Founder & President
Each applicant is required to submit an essay of 1,000 words or less describing how their individual experiences or that of their parent(s) as immigrants to the U.S. helped shape them, and prepare them for college and their future careers.
All applicants must submit their essay through an online form following the GNP Branded Gear Scholarship Guidelines and Regulations by Aug. 31, 2016. One student will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship, and will be notified via email about two weeks after the deadline for submissions.
“The best minds of tomorrow’s workforce have yet to be discovered,” said John Giordano, Co-Founder & President of GNP Specialties, Inc., GNP Branded Gear’s parent company. “As a first-generation immigrant myself, I know all too well the challenges faced by young people who are struggling to earn an education and support themselves. My hope is that this scholarship will help a deserving student in need.”
The winning essay will be judged on the content, style, creativity, and how persuasively the applicant presents his or her point of view. After the deadline of August 31, 2016, all entries will be reviewed, and the winning essay will subsequently be selected by a panel of three judges.
All applicant submissions are subject to the Guidelines for the GNP Branded Gear Educational Scholarship.
About GNP Branded Gear
Founded in 1985, GNP Branded Gear has been providing creative quality promotional products and exceptional service to hundreds of colleges & universities, trade & professional associations, and corporate entities. With an unparalleled selection of bags, event & ID supplies, apparel, gifts and awards, GNP is truly a one-stop-shop for branded gear solutions.
For more information, please visit www.brandedgear.com or call 1-800-401-6000.
Source: GNP Branded Gear