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The Bellhops $10,000 “Moving Forward” Scholarship Contest

Bellhops, which serves 28 cities across the country, is deeply committed to helping people navigate the changes in their lives. In keeping with this spirit, we created the Moving Forward scholarship to support college students, who make up the vast majority of the workers on our platform and have helped us become one of the largest and fastest-growing companies in the industry.

About the Scholarship

Each year, we are proud to offer one $10,000 scholarship to either a current college student or an incoming freshman, for the purpose of helping them complete their education.

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Eligibility Criteria

In order to qualify for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited undergraduate college or university in 2019.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Agree to Bellhops' official scholarship rules and follow all application instructions.

How to Apply

A valid application must include:


A completed application form


An essay


An academic transcript


A current photograph

This can be done by:

  • Downloading the scholarship application and completing all fields.
  • Writing a 1,000- to 1,250-word essay that explains the importance of your major and how you plan to use it to make an impact. Winning submissions will provide clear details, demonstrate creativity, appropriately cite sources (if necessary), and express the personal thoughts and opinions of the applicant.
  • Submitting a copy of your most recent official academic transcript. (Note: If you are a graduating high school senior, please provide a copy of your high school transcript.)

Essay Requirements

All essays should be written in English, range between 1,000 and 1,250 words in length, and be submitted as a Microsoft Word document or a PDF.

They should also include:

  • The applicant's name, intended major, undergraduate institution (current or planned), and the date of submission.
  • A clear thesis and supporting arguments that belong solely to the author.


Applications must be submitted to by 11:59 p.m. EST on September 15, 2019.

Applicants must include "Scholarship Application" and their full name in the subject line of the submission e-mail.

The winner will be announced on September 25, 2019, and will be notified via e-mail.

Additional questions regarding the scholarship can also be sent to

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