ERA’s 2nd Scholarship Competition – Win up to $10,000 Are you eligible?Must be a full -time/part-time student in Canada. For those participants which are outside our operating areas (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, and Montreal) there will be adjusted requirements. See FAQ below.
Why is ERA holding this competition?
ERA likes to get the community involved in many ways throughout the year. This competition gives students the opportunity to gain experience, build their resume, and if they are motivated enough to win this scholarship, would be a great help financially with schooling.
What are we looking for?
We need you to come up with a marketing plan and host an e-waste collection event in your area. You will manage every detail of this event from the planning and promoting to the execution! We want to see how creative students can get with marketing the event and reaching out to your community and local businesses to ensure the event is well attended. How will you implement your ideas to raise awareness and get your networks involved? After you have followed through with the event, the team at ERA will evaluate your work after the deadline and pick the winner!
What items do we accept?
Cell phones, tablets, laptops, computers, servers, monitors, networking equipment, gaming consoles and similar electronics. **No household or personal electronics
Where should you promote this event?
Promote this event in your Neighborhood, at your School, at a Business, in a Community Centre, your local Mall, or an idea of your own.
When should you start?
This competition will start on February 1st and runs until July 31st, 2021. Give us 2 weeks advance notice of where and when you plan to host your collection event.
How will the winner be decided?
The winner will be decided on the quantity and quality of equipment collected and the exposure the event received through online and offline marketing platforms. Make sure to tag us on any social media promotion for your event and use #ERAScholarship. Keep track of your marketing efforts to include in a report detailing your efforts.
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They will bring a collection cage and banner at the start of your event and pickup everything once it’s over. ERA will most likely have staff onsite with you along with our truck for the duration especially if it’s on a weekend. Any additional signage or marketing material made by you is encouraged to include if you want to personalize your event.