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Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship (ID 1848)


Scholarship Description

Start Date:
2/1/2017
Deadline:
1/30/2018
Website:
http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship/
Amount:
$1,000
Description:
Young people spend an average of 7.5 hours a day consuming media--and this doesn't include computer use for schoolwork--according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. With technology always at the ready at your fingertips, it can be a challenge to unplug. But taking a break from technology is healthy for both the mind and body.

The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the negative effects of too much screen time. For more information on technology addiction, please read the articles linked on our site.

Complete the application form including a 140-character message about technology addiction. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about technology addiction.

Contact Information

Email:
scholarship@digitalresponsibility.org
Web:
http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/contact

Eligibility

Gender:
NA
Eligibility:
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.
Special Criteria:
How to apply: Complete the application form below including a 140-character message about technology addiction. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about technology addiction.