Parentinn Scholarship (ID 2470)
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- The Internet is a great technical innovation. But, it gave everyone the ability to slander others anonymously without having to deal with the social consequences of their action. It has also created nightmares for the parents of young children and teenagers.
It’s a breeding ground for pedophiles and playground for cyber bullies. It’s truly a disaster for the parents who have to deal with the consequences of the cyber crimes committed against their children.
No political leaders or governments thought through the implications of introducing a communication channel where people can hide behind a computer and attack other human beings anonymously.
No government seemed to had thought about the following scenarios:
How to prevent pedophiles using the Internet to lure their victims.
How to stop an old woman disguising as a young boy in a social network and influence a 13-year old innocent girl to commit suicide.
How to stop a company that uses its website to help the perverts to trade the children like commodities.
In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students/ high school, college or graduate student or a student planning to enter college to receive $2500 award.
$1250 will be given to Undergraduate or Postgraduate Students.
$1250 will be given to High School Students.​
- Student, who is U.S. citizen/ currently attending or planning to attend an U.S. college or university for undergraduate or graduate studies/ high school, college or graduate student or a student planning to enter college, is eligible to participate in our scholarship program.
The work you are going to submit has to be 100% unique and creative regarding the above topic. Selection is based on the written essay and focused on creativity, content and a commitment to the cause of preventing cyberbullying.
- Special Criteria:
- All participants will have to research and submit a 600 – 1000 words regarding the following topic:
“Why and How to Stop Cyberbullying”.
In the content, make sure to include the following ideas:
-Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?
-How has cyberbullying personally affected teens?