The 2016 Gumtree Business Scholarship


Gumtree Business Scholarship 2016
Gumtree is committed to helping you take your Business & Marketing studies to the next level. To help kick start your career and assist with your job search. We are offering a scholarship to a student who is interested in Business and Marketing.

The Gumtree Scholarship will award one deserving individual a $1,500 AUD, JB HI FI voucher, to put towards university related expenses.

The Gumtree Scholarship could be the fantastic start you need in developing your business skills in a business role such as Real Estate Marketing or a Successful marketing job!

Review the information listed below to find out if you are eligible, and start working on your application today.

Applications open 11th March 2016

Gumtree Scholarship Eligibility –

This scholarship is available to anyone residing in Australia, who has a desire to learn and develop their business and marketing studies. Students who are currently enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate studies in a business course at an Australian university may apply.

How to Apply –

Follow the steps below to enter:
1. Tell us in 200 words or less why you deserve to receive the Gumtree Scholarship prize.
2. At the end of your entry, include your contact details: full name, postal address, contact number and email
3. Email your entry to

Selection Criteria –

The Gumtree Scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who we feel provides the most inspiring and well-articulated response. We are looking for someone who demonstrates a passion for learning. Please ensure that all entries are less than 200 words.

Last year’s Scholarship Winner – 

Jess said that the Gumtree Scholarship has allowed her to support herself independently without the financial stress added to her parents.

Scholarship Winner

Terms Of Scholarship Entry –

Gumtree Scholarship is being offered by Marktplaats BV (“Promoter”). By entering this competition you provide your acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Promoter, which are final and binding. Winning the prize is contingent on complying with these terms.

WHO MAY ENTER: Entry is only open to Australian Residents & United States Residents, 18 years of age. Current undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in a business course  at an Australian university or United States College are encouraged to apply, Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter, Marktplaats BV, eBay Australia & New Zealand Pty Ltd and eBay UK Limited (Australia branch) are ineligible to enter. ENTRY PERIOD: The Entry Period begins at 12:01 a.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time 11th March 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time 28th June 2016. The winner will be notified by phone and an announcement made via the Gumtree blog by 2nd August 2016.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Scholarship Competition, each “Entrant” must: (1) In 200 words  or lessexplain why you deserve to receive the Gumtree Scholarship prize; (2) include their full name, postal address, email address and best contact number; (3) email the entry to No purchase is necessary. By entering the Scholarship Competition, each Entrant consents to Promoter’s use of their names, e-mail addresses, contributed content and photographs for all legitimate business purposes in perpetuity including advertising and promotional activities without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. The Promoter is not responsible for any technical failure during the Entry Period including any technical malfunction of any computer, on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or review to be received on account of traffic congestion on the internet, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any material related to the Scholarship Competition, all of which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Scholarship Competition. Subject to Promoter’s sole discretion, any Entry that incorporates elements that are lewd, offensive, vulgar, sexual in nature, involve nudity, defamatory, infringing, or otherwise considered offensive or illegal shall be disqualified from the Scholarship Competition.

HOW TO WIN: The winner of the Scholarship Competition will be selected on the basis of the best written entry by a panel of judges on 1st August 2016. The judging will take place at Level 23, 1 York Street Sydney 2000.

SCHOLARSHIP PRIZE: The winner will receive the following prize: · $1,500 voucher from JB HI FI. Only the prize specified above will be awarded. The voucher is valid for 12 months and must be used before this date. Promoter expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the prize awarded. Promoter makes no representation or warranties concerning the prizes awarded.

PRIVACY: Please review the Promoter’s privacy policy at By participating in the Scholarship Competition you hereby agree to Promoter’s collection and usage of your personal information as permitted by Promoter’s privacy policy and acknowledge that you have read and accept Promoter’s privacy policy.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Scholarship Competition, including accepting a prize, Entrants agree to release, hold harmless and agree not to institute any claim against Promoter, and its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with, either directly or indirectly, the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize awarded herein. Upon delivery of a prize to a winner, Promoter will be deemed to have awarded the prize to such winner with winner assuming full responsibility for the prize. Released Parties are not responsible for any technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, website, internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Scholarship Competition, including any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating or resulting from participating in the Scholarship Competition or downloading any materials in these Scholarship Competition. Under no circumstances will Entrants be permitted to obtain awards for any action or claim related to this Scholarship Competition, and Entrants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, in relation thereto and Entrants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: If the Scholarship Competition cannot be conducted as planned, for any reason, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Promoter, Promoter reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Scholarship Competition and select winners from among the eligible entries prior to the cancellation. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Scholarship Competition, or whom Promoter believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage will be disqualified. Promoter reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors. The Promoter’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.


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