Digital Privacy Scholarship For U.S. Students
The Digital Privacy Scholarship for 2017 entry is now open. U.S. students are welcome to apply this scholarship. The award is an essay based scholarship, therefore the selection will be based on the quality of the submitted essay. The essay must be addressed to pripacy policy topic. The successful applicants will be awarded $1,000. The next submission deadline is June 30, 2017.
It’s important to understand that almost anything you post on the Internet is neither temporary nor private. And posting too much information can have devastating consequences. Forty-three percent of employers who checked on social media have decided not to hire someone, according to a CareerBuilder survey. Twelve percent of college admissions officers who checked Facebook decided not to admit an applicant according to a Kaplan Test Prep survey.
The purpose of this Digital Privacy Scholarship is to help you understand why you should be cautious about what you post on the Internet.
The winners of this scholarship may expect to receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Level and Area of Studies
High school, undergraduate and graduate level in all subjects.
Place of Study
In the United States of America
Eligibility and Criteria
In order to be eligible in this scholarship, you must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Please complete the online application form at the application link below. Please note that the finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about digital privacy.
June 30, 2017
Website and Application Link