The well-known printer ink cartridge retailer Castle Ink will provide a $ 2,500 college scholarship to college bound students for the second straight year. The Green Scholarship is open to students who will be attending college throughout calendar year 2011.
The motivation behind the scholarship is to provide students who are committed to producing a healthier environment with financial support. “We are extremely proud that in these tough economic times we can help enable students to fulfill their college dreams. Education is the key to economic empowerment and future opportunities,” said Lauren Elward, CEO of Castle Ink.
This year Castle Ink will open the college scholarship to students of all levels of academic achievement, increasing access to the scholarship opportunity. Applicants are encouraged to write, design, draw, or otherwise create an inspirational post about the significance of recycling. They should then utilize the Web to promote their scholarship entry. The post requirements to be focused on the competition’s theme of driving awareness of recycling. The winner will be determined by the cumulative amount of impressions driven by the student’s post. He/She will receive $ 2,500 for college. Registration is open by way of June 30th, and a lot more information can be discovered on Castle Ink’s site.
As a leading ink cartridge retailer, Castle Ink has the capability to reach a significant amount of students and parents. By having students generate a web post about recycling, Castle Ink is reminding students, in a creative way, to be aware of their impact on the environment.
Castle Ink began offering the Green Scholarship last year, and lately introduced a new, Paperless Scholarship late last year. Elward noted that a college education is even more vital nowadays as the job marketplace has become flooded with talented applicants. “Supporting a student’s ambition to obtain a college degree is of utmost importance. I am so pleased that we’re able to take steps to support green education.”
About Castle Ink
Castle Ink provides eco-friendly printer supplies which includes ink cartridges, laser toner, and ink refill kits to consumers, companies, and educational institutions. Celebrating over 5 years as a leading US provider of office supplies, Castle Ink is also extremely regarded for sponsoring a comprehensive, national recycling program that keeps thousands of pounds of waste out of landfills every year.