Application is now open for students that want to apply for the ExpressVPN Scholarship Competition for the 2022/2023 academic session. We will provide you with all the information you need in this post.
The ExpressVPN Scholarship Competition board has opened the application portal for students that want to take part in the award. ExpressVPN is a VPN (Virtual Private Network) service that conceals users’ IP addresses and encrypts their web traffic as a privacy and security solution.
Millions of individuals in more than 180 countries may now use the free and open internet discreetly and securely thanks to the firm, which was created in 2009.
If you are seeking funding, the ExpressVPN Scholarship Competition is what you should look into.
ABOUT THE EXPRESSVPN SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
The ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship award is calling n all eligible applicants to take part in the upcoming competition. This is an annual essay competition hosted by VPN provider ExpressVPN and is open to applicants of any age and all over the world.
Essay contest participants are expected to consider the metaverse and examine pressing challenges of the digital age.
The scholarship recipient will also receive a 1-year subscription to ExpressVPN in addition to a monetary award of $5,000. Additionally, 5 runners-up will be chosen, and each will get a 1-year subscription to ExpressVPN.
The contest offers a chance to take the lead in the expanding discussion on encryption, digital rights, online privacy, and the struggle against censorship.
THE EXPRESSVPN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME SELECTION
- Essays will be graded according to how thorough and convincing their theses and arguments are.
- The winner will be declared by October 31, 2022, at the latest.
- The award of the prize money will be made via an international wire transfer in USD (the winner must provide their bank information in order to make the bank transfer).
- The winner’s image will appear on numerous media outlets (see this as an opportunity to get your name out there).
- The winner will need to provide a copy of their identity document as well as documentation of their high school or post-secondary attendance.
- Essay submissions will be owned by ExpressVPN. The winner must agree to have their name and essay published or printed by ExpressVPN.
- Taxes on the prize money that need to be paid are the winners’ responsibility.
- There will be no appeals of ExpressVPN’s decision, which is final.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE EXPRESSVPN SCHOLARSHIP
There are some eligibility requirements for students that want to apply for the ExpressVPN Scholarship Competition. All applicants must meet the requirements to be eligible for the competition. Below are the requirements:
- It is open to students from all countries
- Students of any age can apply for the scholarship
- Applicants must be current high school students or study at the tertiary level undergraduate or postgraduate
- You must NOT be an employee of ExpressVPN or an immediate family member of an employee of ExpressVPN
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE EXPRESSVPN SCHOLARSHIP
An essay with the following thesis statement must be submitted with the application: How would you make sure the metaverse was free, open, and secure if you were creating its rules?
Essays must follow these rules:
- Must be written in English
- Must be between 600 and 800 words in length
- Must include the applicant’s full name, applicant’s current grade or level of study, details of the applicant’s school or institution: name, address and contact information
- Must only submit 1 essay entry
- Essays should show a clear position on the prompt to be considered (it is not a creative writing exercise)
Note: Students can apply for this award without filling out an application form by submitting the list of required materials.
The application for the ExpressVPN Scholarship Competition will close on 15 September 2022 (at 11:59 Pacific Time [U.S.]). All applications must be submitted before the closing date.
CONTACT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER
If you have any questions about this scholarship program, please get in touch with ExpressVPN directly:
Contact page: https://www.expressvpn.com/ (select the “contact us” at the bottom of the page, that will bring up a live chat box).