The $2,000 “Privacy Matters” College Scholarship

Published Date: July 23, 2019

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    All
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2019
  • Type of scholarship

    All
  • Scholarship amount given

    $1000 - $3000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    All
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    scholarships@proprivacy.com.

Description

In a bid to raise awareness among young people about important privacy matters in a digital age, BestVPN.com is awarding $2,000 twice per year to students who writes the best 500-1,000 word essay on the topic of privacy.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the award candidates must be a graduating high school senior or must be an undergraduate, graduate, or professional college student who is currently enrolled or plans to enroll at an accredited college or university.

Benefits

Winners of the grant will be awarded $2,000

Deadline

There are two deadlines for the scholarship; April 30th and October 30th annually.

What the scholarship board is looking for

The scholarship board is looking for creative, thoughtful, and properly-written responses to the scholarship essay prompt. Winners will be notified within 60 days of the application deadline via email.

How to apply

To apply, candidates are expected to write and submit a 500-1000 word essay in response to the essay prompt below;

Discuss the biggest privacy potential risk that is faced by consumers of DNA genetic testing companies. What is likely to happen if human DNA information were to fall into wrong hands? What are the likely benefits from the potential of DNA technology without the risk of losing our privacy?

To find out more about the scholarship and also to apply; visit the official scholarship website


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