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Program Highlights is an industry leading online electronic buyback company that offers a hassle-free option to customers who want cash for their unwanted gadgets.

This year, is proud to announce the National Scholarship Contest. The winner will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship. recognizes the importance of education and wants to encourage drive and ambition for aspiring scholars. The company believes that finances should not be an obstacle for young people to chase their dreams.

Who is Eligible:

Any current, full-time student of an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college is welcome to apply. There is no age or specific major requirement.

How To Apply:

Students who fit the eligibility requirements listed above can apply for the scholarship. To enter, applicants must submit an essay (Between 300-500 words) or video (no longer than 1-minute) on one of the following topics: 

  • In this day and age, information is available with a click of a button. How do you plan on using such technologies (i.e. Smartphones, tablet, applications, etc.) to better your college experience?

All candidates must send a link to their video, or email their essay to our scholarship committee at [email protected] In addition, all participants are required to post their submissions on AT LEAST one of their personal social media accounts. 

For video entries, load the video to your social media account of choice. To share word documents on your account, applicants can either load the entire document onto a post OR share a link to the document via Google Doc or another similar platform. (If you share the link, make sure you allow “Read Only” and don't provide editing privileges).

Social Media Instructions

  • Facebook, Google+: At the end of your post add the following: | #ItsWorthMoreToMe

  • Instagram: after you post your video, include in the caption:   | #ItsWorthMoreToMe

  • YouTube: In your video title include #ItsWorthMoreToMe and in the description add this link:

We encourage you to share your post(s) as traction is created through likes, shares and comments. This may be used as one of the determining factors in judging.

Submission to Avalaunch Media Scholarship Committee

Once posted to your social media account, please email us your essay/video at [email protected]. Please include:

  • Links to posts/videos
  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Your school, major, and graduation date
  • School ID number and Financial Aid Office Address for the award check

Deadline for Submission:

The essay submission deadline is 12:00 a.m. PST December 14. 

Selection Process and Notification:

After closely reviewing all entries, Scholarship Managing Committee will select the winner. The winner will be informed via email on December 31. 

Additional Details:

The annual scholarship funds awarded are to be used for tuition and books only. Once awarded, a check will be written to the recipient's school of choice and credited for academic costs. The scholarship is non-renewable.  Recipients are only eligible to receive the scholarship once during their lifetime. will award one winner per academic year.


Any questions about the scholarship essay contest can be directed to [email protected].