Unclaimed Diamonds Scholarship

The 2017 Unclaimed Diamonds Scholarship Award

Scholarship Overview

Unclaimed Diamonds  is excited to launch our new scholarship opportunity for high school and college students in pursuit of the undergraduate degree. To enter, answer this question:  

 How has the increase in e-commerce/online shopping impacted small business owners in America? If you feel that the effects have been positive, provide examples and benefits to support your argument. If you feel the effects have been negative, provide examples to support your argument and give realistic solutions on how small business owners can overcome these issues.

The winner will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship during the Spring semester of 2017.

Learn More – Scholarship Details:

Scholarship Award Amount


Entry Deadline

Spring Semester – May 15, 2017

How To Apply

  1. Write a 500-1,000 word paper that discusses the impact of e-commerce/online shopping on small business owners of America.
  2. Send your letter to owner@unclaimeddiamonds.com and include the following information in the body of your email:

           First Name & Last Name

           Current School

           Academic Standing as of Spring ‘16 (Freshman, Sophomore, etc.), and major (if applicable).

  1. Format: Send only Microsoft Word document entries, with the file name “FirstName_LastName_MMDDYY”. Only entries submitted in this format will be considered.

All three steps must be accurately completed for consideration.

Judging Criteria

Your letters will be judged by our management staff on the following criteria:

  • Persuasiveness
  • Creativity
  • Clarity of message
  • Grammar and spelling

Rules & Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a graduating senior in high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with an expected graduation no earlier than December 2016.
  • We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation or college enrollment.
  • Once submitted, your entry will become property of Unclaimed Diamonds and can be used by Unclaimed Diamonds for any purpose.
  • Only one entry per student permitted. Only the latest entry will be considered.
  • Entries containing plagiarized material or off-topic content will result in disqualification.

We are proud to announce Anastasiya Chapko was the winner of the 2016 Unclaimed Diamonds Scholarship Award! View her winning paper here.

This scholarship is monitored by SEOM Interactive in conjunction with 4M Communication