At KidGuard, we are passionate about online safety. The ‘KidGuard for Education’ Essay Scholarship is part of KidGuard’s effort to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, teen suicide and childhood depression in the age of technology. Please join us in this conversation and in our movement.
ELIGIBILITY: All grades 9 - 12 High School Students in the United States
AWARD AMOUNT: Multiple scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000
DEADLINE: 29 September 2017, 11:59 PM (Pacific Time)
HOW TO APPLY:
Choose a prompt from below and write a well thought out essay
- Does social media really "connect" us? Explain.
- Should teachers/schools be able to regulate their student's social media accounts? Explain.
*We want to hear your honest opinion. The personal opinion expressed in your essay will in no way affect whether or not you are awarded the scholarship. We respect that everyone has their own opinions on the topic and want to hear what you have to say.
We want to stress that word count is not a deciding factor in this contest. However, this is a writing contest and you are expected to express your well-thought-out ideas clearly, supported with research and evidence.
We will be selecting a pool of finalists based on the quality of their essay. As mentioned, we are looking for essays that are well thought out with proper research and evidence to support their statement.
Out of the selected finalists, a winner will be selected and contacted shortly thereafter.