OroCRM ‘Customer Experience’ Scholarship

Brief Background on Company

Oro Inc. is the company behind the Oro Suite of products including OroCRM, OroCommerce and Oro Platform. It was founded in 2012 by industry leaders in open-source business application development. Prior to founding Oro Inc., their founding and senior leadership team all helped lead Magento's success and have an extensive history in e-commerce technology.

OroCRM is the most flexible, open-source CRM application that can be customized to fit your business needs. OroCRM allows companies to simplify the management on their customer data and leverage this data to personalize communications, optimize marketing campaigns, generate sales, and build customer loyalty. OroCRM offers groundbreaking productivity, account management, sales and marketing tools that fit the needs of any business, including business to business sales, online retail and multi-channel operations. Supported by a vibrant community of developers, solution integrators and technology partners allow business to customize and fit OroCRM to their exact business needs.

Background on Scholarship

The best minds of tomorrow’s work force have yet to be discovered, and we know that they come from all walks of life and socioeconomic backgrounds. We also believe that any financial support, large or small, can serve as a spark for someone’s education, where a different path may have otherwise been taken. With these beliefs in mind, OroCRM has created a $1000 scholarship fund.


OroCRM “Customer Experience’’ Scholarship is open to high school seniors and any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program by January 1, 2016 at any accredited U.S. college, university or institute.


Each applicant must submit an essay of 500 words or less that includes the following:

  • 1 Applicant’s name, address, phone number, and the high school (for seniors), university or institute of attendance as of January 1, 2016.
  • 2ESSAY QUESTION: Drawing from your personal experience, how can companies improve their relationships with their customers online? What are some positive and negative strategies that have affected your digital shopping experience? Maybe even provide some new solutions that would strengthen your attitude towards a brand.

Where to Apply

Each applicant must submit his/her application by using the online form at the bottom of this page by following the instructions in points 1 and 2 above.

Application Submission Deadline

August 31, 2016


One student will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Award Date

September 15, 2016

ALL APPLICANT SUBMISSIONS ARE SUBJECT TO THE “Guidelines for OroCRM’s ‘Customer Experience’ Scholarship Submissions”.

Application Submission Form

Deadline is August 31, 2016

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