The BuyBackWorld National Scholarship Contest

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.


To enter, applicants must do ONE of the following:



The essay or video must start off with “ is a great place to sell your unwanted electronics or gift cards for cash and this year they’re giving away even more cash to help students like me pay for college and pursue their dreams.” Your video or essay must then address the following question:

How has modern technology such as smartphones, tablets and/or apps impacted your education experience for the better?

All candidates must upload their video or essay to our Scholarship Committee through our Scholarship Submission Form. In addition, all applicants are to post their submissions on 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 Docs or another similar platform. If you share the link, make sure you only allow “Read Only” access and don’t grant editing privileges You can also upload an image of your essay so people can read all about what you have to say if you prefer.

Deadline: 12/15/2018 Based on Last Year's Deadline.
Amount: $2,000
How to apply:

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