Equals6, the academic and career social network for students, today announced the awarding of 40 Top Talent scholarships to students from across Canada. In addition to the scholarships provided by Equals6, employers seeking to recruit Equals6 student members also offered scholarships.

"We have so many remarkable members that make Equals6 an exciting place for students to connect with peers, employers and schools,” said Andy Osburn, CEO of Equals6. “The Top Talent scholarship winners not only excel in the classroom, but also make strong contributions to the Equals6 online community.”

Industry partners SimplyCast, Canadian HR Press, WBLI Chartered Accountants and TeleTech also awarded scholarships to Equals6 members. These partners and many other employers look to Equals6 as an innovative and efficient way to find and hire top students.

Equals6 also announced that 40 new scholarships are now posted on Equals6 Top Talent scholarships are available to high school and university/college students and are awarded based on academic achievement and Equals6 online community participation. Since 2011, Equals6 and its partners have awarded 100 scholarships valued at almost $30,000.

About Equals6 is a social network that helps students achieve their career and academic goals by connecting with employers, schools and scholarship opportunities. Employers and schools partner with Equals6 to identify and recruit top students.

For more information contact:

Andy Osburn
CEO, Equals6

Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 18, 2012