Equals6, the Halifax based student career development network, announced the launch of its Top-Talent Scholarship program today, Feb. 28.

Equals6, the Halifax based student career development network, announced the launch of its Top-Talent Scholarship program today, Feb. 28.Together with private industry partners, Equals6 is providing scholarships to high school and college/university students. “The Equals6 Top-Talent Scholarship program is a great way to encourage and support bright, well-rounded and motivated students across all disciplines,” said Andy Osburn, CEO of Equals6.Together with industry partners such as SimplyCast, there are over 25 scholarships totaling close to $10,000 being offered. “It is our objective to recruit smart and talented employees and providing student scholarships through the Equals6 Top-Talent program is a great way to identify and engage future star performers,” said Saeed El-Darahali, president and CEO of SimplyCast.Top-Talent Scholarships are distributed to high school and university/college students and are awarded based on academic achievement, community citizenship, and Equals6 network participation. The scholarship award winners are chosen by the Equals6 Advisory Board and companies offering scholarships.How to Apply: Go toWWW.EQUALS6.COM and register as a student. Navigate to the Scholarships section and fill in your application. Scholarship applications must be submitted by May 1, 2011 for award date June 1, 2011.About Equals6Equals6 is a student academic and career development network connecting students to people and resources that can help them achieve their academic and career goals. Equals6 is where employers go to identify and recruit top-talent students and new graduates. WWW.EQUALS6.COM.About SimplyCastSimplyCast.com is a leading provider of interactive marketing software and services for organizations worldwide. The company’s multi-channel marketing platform is a feature-rich solution used by thousands of customers in over 175 countries, including many of the most recognized brand names around the globe in retail, non-profit and hospitality industries. With thousands of organizations using SimplyCast solutions to automate email, survey, event, SMS, fax, and autoresponder marketing needs, they now have the power to effectively reach customers on their preferred mode of communication. WWW.SIMPLYCAST.COM.For more information, contact:Andy OsburnEquals61.877.647.3356INFO@EQUALS6.COMSaeed El-DarahaliSimplyCast902.220.7233SAEED@SIMPLYCAST.COMHalifax, Nova Scotia, February 28, 2011