The Future of Privacy Scholarship, an annual essay contest hosted by VPN provider ExpressVPN, is open for entries. Through an annual essay contest, students delve into pressing issues of the digital age, with the chance to win cash prizes.
The 2022 scholarship winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize and an annual ExpressVPN subscription. The scholarship also selects five runners-up, who will also receive an annual ExpressVPN subscription.
Scholarship Sponsors: ExpressVPN
Scholarship Type: Award of Merit
Host institutions: It is not specified
Scholarship Worth: $5,000
Number of awards: enough
Level of education: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Nationality: All Nationalities
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ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship 2022 | Eligibility criteria
To be considered for the ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Essays must be written in English.
- Applicants must be enrolled in either high school, undergraduate or graduate school which can be located anywhere in the world.
- There is no age or nationality requirement.
- Essays must be sent via email only, to this address: [email protected] To be valid, the application email must include the applicant’s name and current grade level. Also, the email must include the name, address and contact details of the applicant’s school.
- One entry per student. Multiple entries per student will be ignored.
- Winner must present valid ID and proof of enrollment in high school, undergraduate or graduate school.
- Prize of $5,000 USD
- The winner will be featured on multiple communication platforms. This is a great resume for a career in journalism, law, computer science, or any related field of study.
- Opportunity to be a leading voice in the growing conversation about encryption, digital rights, online privacy and anti-censorship.
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How to apply: Interested applicants for the ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship 2022 must write an essay responding to the Future of Privacy Scholarship prompt as follows: If you were writing the rules for the metaverse, how would you make sure it was free, open, and secure? Your essay should be 600 to 800 words. The submission must be made within the application deadline.
Application deadline: September 15, 2022