The Personal Branding Scholarship

The scholarship is valued at $2,000 and includes $500 dollars towards your living expenses and a personal branded website valued at $1,500.  It is designed to enhance your prospects for employment and career opportunities.

10 hours of 1-to-1 tuition will also be given to assist launching your personal branded website.

To increase the awareness and understanding of what personal branding can do for your employment prospects and future career opportunities.

Entry

Develop a well thought out response to the following question in 1,000 words or less.  The response should speak to your area of study and future expertise.

Why is it important to build a personal brand online and why should you start now?

Eligibility and applications

All applications should be submitted to info@jessewatts.com.au in word.doc format.

The scholarship is open to all students currently enrolled in undergraduate or vocational studies within Australia.  It is offered in June and November of each year.  Only Australian citizens and permanent residents may apply.

Applications close on June 30 and November 30 of each year.  The scholarships will be awarded on July 15 and December 7 respectively.

How will the scholarship holder will be chosen?

When assessing responses I will also be looking for the following:

Creativity and well researched ideas

Identify how personal branding can help you in your field and niche

Why starting now is the best plan for your future

Referencing of a personal branding website in your niche and how they have benefited from it

What the scholarship entails

$500 dollars towards your tuition expenses

$1,500 website to launch your own personal brand online

I will also be providing 10 hours of 1-to-1 assistance to the scholarship holder to launch and develop their own personal brand online

What the scholarship aims to achieve.

To increase awareness and understanding of personal branding as a powerful tool for employment and career opportunities.

Resources

Below I have listed two great resources which will help you and also answering the above question.
Free online personal branding course
A complete guide to personal branding