In an effort to expand our impact, we are excited to announce the launch of our annual FolioWebsites Scholarship Contest. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

 

Folio Websites, along with our sister company, PhotoUp, has been committed to providing sustainable jobs, stimulating upward mobility, and administering leadership training in the communities in which we work since 2012. Impact is a huge part of why we do what we do, making sure to put people, planet, purpose, and profit on an equal footing.

At Folio

We live by a core set of

values:

Flourishing
Respect
Excellence
Setting Goals
Having Fun

A Little About Us

  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Bend, Oregon
  • Toronto, Canada
  • And our largest team of over 300+ employees located in Cebu, Philippines

We plan to continue expanding our reach using our businesses as vehicles for change and impact around the world.

 

Folio Websites is committed to supporting students in their educational pursuits and helping to develop the next generation of leaders and social entrepreneurs.

Who Is Eligible

Any full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college is eligible to apply. There is no specific major requirement to apply.

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How To Apply

Students who fit the eligibility requirements listed above can apply for the scholarship. To enter, applicants must submit an essay (Maximum of 500 words) or video (Less than 2 minutes) on one of our FRESH values:

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Flourishing

Growing personally and professionally both at work and within our communities. Providing prosperous partnerships between co-workers, clients, leaders, and mentors across the world.

 

What does “flourishing” mean to you? How have you flourished in your personal or professional life?

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Respect

Relationships are the foundation of our business at Folio. We believe in treating everyone from fellow employees to our members with our utmost respect.

 

Tell us about a time where you embraced the idea of respect and how it impacted you.

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Excellence

We always strive to be the best versions of ourselves. We do this through individual training, team accountability, constructive critique, and continual improvement.

 

Are you continually striving for excellence? How and why do you do it?

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Setting Goals

We believe everyone can become a leader and we must continually work on pursuing their personal and professional goals.

 

Talk about 3-5 of your personal and professional goals. Why did they make it to the top of the list and how do you plan to achieve them?

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Having Fun

We love our jobs here at Folio! Life is too short not to enjoy the place you work and the people you work with. We aim to foster that attitude in all our office worldwide.

 

They say you never have to work a day in your life if you love what you do. What is your dream job? What makes it a job that you could see yourself doing forever?

All participants are required to post their submissions on AT LEAST one of their personal social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter), along with the hashtag #FolioFRESHscholarship 

 

Once completed, please scroll down the page to submit your scholarship application.

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Social Media Instructions

We encourage you to share your post(s) with your social networks. Traction is created through likes, shares and comments and this may be used as one of the determining factors when choosing the finalists.

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At the end of your post, add the following:

www.foliowebsites.com |

#FolioFRESHscholarship

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After you post your video, put in the caption:

www.foliowebsites.com |

#FolioFRESHscholarship

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In your video title include: #FolioFRESHscholarship and in the description add this link:

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Scholarship Submission

Once you’ve posted to your social media account, please fill out the form below to complete your submission. See the FAQ below for deadline and more scholarship details.

A Few More Details

Deadline For Submission

The essay/video submission deadline is March 1st, 2020.

Selection Process & Notification

The Folio Websites Scholarship Committee will review all essays received and one winner will be chosen prior to fall semester. Once the winner has been determined, he or she will be contacted directly by Folio Websites  by April 1st.

Additional Details

The 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.

Questions?

Any questions about the scholarship essay contest can be directed to scholarship@foliowebsites.com

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