The HoistNow Scholarship2018-07-24T14:18:42+00:00


The HoistNow Scholarship

college scholarshipAt HoistNow, we understand the value of education and investing in the future of lifting sciences. While our business is educating people on the uses of all manner of lifting equipment, we also want to help future lift builders and users make it through school. That’s why we’ve created The Annual HoistNow Scholarship.

To help them afford to pursue a career in the field of their choice, we will award one aspiring college student $1500 to go towards the cost of tuition or books for their 2018 fall semester.

If you are studying to improve your future, appreciate the value of car lifts, winches, hoists, and their impact on society, then we want to hear from and invest in you!

HOW MUCH is the scholarship

The scholarship award is $1500.

WHAT is required

  • In an essay that is not less than 1000 words answer the following: Which type of lifting device has had the greatest impact on your life, and how?
  • Write a short biography (100 words) about yourself and include a small profile photo we can display if you are chosen as the winner.
  • Submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter from an accredited university that is listed on the official website of the U.S. Dept. of Education.
  • Please be advised in the privacy policy below that your submission can be shared publicly.

WHEN is the deadline

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is August 1, 2018. A winner will be announced on August 15, 2018.

WHAT else is required

Along with the essay, bio, photo, and proof of enrollment above applicants should include the following:

  • Full name
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Name of College or University

HOW to submit your essay

Please submit your 1000-word or more essay and the other items listed above via email to


  • The winning candidate will be selected based on the student’s essay and by a team of judges from HoistNow.
  • Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Your submitted essay will be scanned by a plagiarism checker application and double-checked by our judges.
  • Any questions about the scholarship can be directed to:
  • The scholarship funds provided by HoistNow can be sent via check, PayPal, or other means to the recipient or University. Funds are to be applied to qualified college expenses (including tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board) for the current academic year.
  • This scholarship is available on a yearly basis.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy: By submitting an application, the applicant automatically grants HoistNow permission to post the applicant’s name, college, photo (if submitted), and essay on or in other marketing communications, even if the candidate does not win the scholarship. We are also granted permission to call and/or send you information regarding your application.

User Communications: When you send email communications to HoistNow, and/or its representatives may retain those communications in order to process or respond to your inquiries or application as related to the scholarship. HoistNow and its representatives will not knowingly sell, share, rent or otherwise transfer your information other than in accordance with the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy. By participating in this scholarship, you give us your express consent to confirm your admission and attendance at the college or university by contacting the institution for verification.

Terms and Conditions

All submitted photos, videos, and essays must be original work of the applicant. Only one submission may be entered per student, per year. Duplicate entries will be disqualified. All scholarships are non-renewable. By submitting an application to the HoistNow Scholarship, you certify that all the information you have provided is accurate and complete.

The applicant automatically grants HoistNow, its agents and/or representatives permission to:

  • Use their name, photo, essay response, and award amount, if any, in announcements or articles (i.e. social media, newsletter, etc) issued by HoistNow.
  • Post the applicant’s name, college or university, video, and essay on HoistNow web site.
  • Call and/or send information to the applicant regarding their application.
  • Winners will be notified via email, and announced publicly, as well as on HoistNow social media pages.

Students must show proof of current enrollment to an accredited US college, university or vocational/trade school within 21 calendar days by submitting either a copy of the tuition bill or a letter of proof from the school. In the event a winner cannot prove their enrollment to an accredited college, university or vocational/trade school, HoistNow will revoke the award for that individual and award it to the first runner-up.

About HoistNow

HoistNow is a website dedicated to helping people understand hoist, lifts, cranes, winches, and other tools that lift or pull stuff. We offer educational information for people looking to learn more about lifting devices and how they work, along with specific product reviews and comparisons on everything from Jeep hardtop hoists to pull down attic stairs.