Irvine, California, Sept. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parcel Pending, the nation’s leading provider of electronic parcel lockers, today announced a new scholarship essay contest for college students in the U.S. This scholarship will reward one full-time undergraduate student with $1,000 towards tuition. Applications are being accepted now, with the scholarship money being distributed in time for fall semester 2018.

Interested students can learn more and apply for this scholarship at: www.parcelpending.com/scholarship.

“We are launching this new scholarship essay contest simply to help students save money on tuition,” said Lori Torres, CEO and Founder at Parcel Pending. “We are excited to launch this program today, which was created to reward individuals that are able to stay abreast of consumer trends and recognize the impacts these behaviors have on package management.”

The scholarship is open to all U.S. undergraduate students at an accredited 4-year college or university. The recipient will be selected based on a 800-word essay, which demonstrates an understanding of the changing economics of online shopping and its effect on the parcel delivery business, including multifamily communities. The application period is open now through June 20, 2018. The winner will be notified in July of 2018.

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About Parcel Pending

Parcel Pending is a leading provider of package management solutions to simplify and secure the parcel delivery business. With our extensive real estate experience, we understand the diverse needs of property owners, property managers, couriers and residents. We combine 100% Always-On Customer Service®, market-leading electronic lockers and innovative mobile applications to make everyone’s lives easier -- one protected package at a time. Parcel Pending enables property owners and property managers to increase responsiveness to residents, provide better service and gain a competitive advantage, while reducing operating costs. Parcel Pending markets to multifamily communities, retailers and universities throughout North America.

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Sean Parry
Parcel Pending
760-889-9282
sean.parry@parcelpending.com