PayAnywhere understands the importance of education and, in that spirit, is proud to announce the PayAnywhere scholarship essay contest. Please read and follow the very simple instructions to enter the contest as a valid candidate. 

Eligibility to Enter Contest

The only requirement to enter the scholarship contest is that you must be enrolled as a student at an accredited university during the semester for which you submit the essay. We will monitor this by only accepting submisions from .edu email addresses so make sure to use your school email when uploading the essay below.

Essay Contest Subject

Write a 200-300 word essay about how you think mobile credit card processing, specifically the ability for merchants to accept credit cards on a smartphone, will affect the payment processing industry. Focus on the advantages and disadvantages for both businesses and consumers. 

Important Dates and Deadlines

Submissions for the 2014/2015 fall semester will be accepted March 17, 2014 through June 30, 2014. The contest winner for the 2014/2015 fall semester will be announced by August 1, 2014. Submissions for the 2014/2015 winter semester will be accepted August 30, 2014 through November 30, 2014. The contest winner for the 2014/2015 winter semester will be announced by January 1, 2015.

Official Rules and Instructions

The foregoing was only a summary of the rules related to the PayAnywhere 2014/2015 Scholarship Program, if there is any conflict between this summary and the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall control. The scholarship prizes for each semester winner will be made available to the winners, payable through the institution they attend.

Submit your essay to join the contest