Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship 2015

Oz Moving & Storage is proud to be a part of our local communities and even more proud to be involved with volunteering our time to various causes that help to grow our community. As part of our commitment to helping make our local communities a better place, we are reaching out to financially help one lucky student with a $1,000 Scholarship. We know that paying for college can be a challenge. The courses, textbooks, and dorm life can add up quickly. We want to help make it that much easier so you can focus on what matters most - the academics. While the journey may not be easy, the reward of an academic education will remain with you for a lifetime.

Oz Moving & Storage’s $1,000 Essay Scholarship will be awarded to one qualifying graduating high school student or undergraduate college student with the most provocative and well-written essay. Fill out our quick survey below, email us your essay and the $1,000 could be yours!

We hope to see many student participants for our 2015 scholarship! Be sure to read the rules and submission details carefully before entering.*

Essays will be graded based on proper use of grammar and execution of ideas and argument on the student's topic of choice by selected staff of Oz Moving & Storage.

How to Enter:

Please choose one essay topic from the two below to write about:

  1. When you’re in elementary school, middle school, or high school, big life changes such as a move to a new town, city or state, can be rough. Being the new kid on the block and having to make new friends can either be fun or rough. Tell us about a time when you had to deal with a big change and how you overcame it for the better.

  2. If you had the opportunity to debate a particular topic with anyone in history (past or present), who would it be and what would the topic be?

Fill out our quick survey below:


  • A minimum of 500 words
  • Open only to college-bound graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students currently enrolled in college in the U.S.
  • One (1) entry per student. Multiple entries will result in disqualification
  • Essays caught plagiarizing or off-topic will result in disqualification

 Submission Details:

Deadline: Monday June 1st, 2015, before 5:00PM EST.

Email your essays to 2015@ozmoving.com attached as a Microsoft Word document for PC users or as a .doc file for Mac users. Please name your document file with your first and last name.

For example, firstname_lastname.doc.

In the email, include your:

Street Address and Zip Code
Phone Number
High School Name, City and State
College you're attending as an undergraduate, plan to attend, or have applied for

The recipient of the scholarship will be chosen and notified by email by the end of July 2015 and announced on this page.

 Good luck to all student participants!

*Scholarship Contest Rules and Disclaimers: Employees of Oz Moving & Storage and their immediate families are ineligible. By submitting your essay, you agree that Oz Moving & Storage may use your essay in whole or in part for promotional purposes. No purchase necessary to enter. Only one essay entry per student permitted. Personal information provided by all entrants, such as name, address, phone and email address will not be sold or shared with any third party. This information will remain confidential and used only to verify and contact the winner. Prize is non-transferable, non-refundable, and cannot be exchanged for other prizes. We reserve the right to verify date of High School graduation and/or college enrollment. These rules are subject to change at any time by Oz Moving & Storage.

All federal, state and other tax liabilities arising from this Contest will be the sole responsibility of the Contest winner. Oz Moving & Storage, affiliates, advertising and promotions agencies, and each of their respective employees, agents and contractors shall have no liability and shall be held harmless by you for any and all damage, loss, liability or any injuries to person, business or properties, due in whole or part, directly or indirectly, by reason of your participation in this Contest, or your acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize(s) awarded hereunder to you.

Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually in New York State. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorney's fees.

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