AutoPets is excited to announce the winners of the 2016 Out-of-the-Box Thinking Scholarship. Thank you all for your creative submissions!
Students were asked to submit an essay describing an innovative pet product idea in line with AutoPets’ mission to design highly functional, easy-to-use products with a modern aesthetic, that make caring for your pet more enjoyable. Each essay had to include how the idea was conceived, why it is needed, who the target audience would be, and what the marketing and retail strategies would be. We received 177 entries from high school, college, and graduate level students.
Grand Prize $1,500 Scholarship
Adam H. for The Pet Stopper Automatic Pet Gate
Second Place $1,000 Scholarship
Hilary C. for Build-Your-Own Cat Tree
Third Place $500 Scholarship
Taylor G. for Wet Pet Food Dispenser
Congratulations to Adam, Hilary, and Taylor! Thanks again to all who applied!