According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, young people spend an average of 7.5 hours a day consuming media–and this doesn’t include computer use for schoolwork. 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 Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship is offered to help you understand the negative effects of too much screen time. For more information on technology addiction, please see these articles.
Who is eligible to apply for the Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship?
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.
How much is the scholarship worth?
The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
What is the application deadline for the Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship?
The deadline to apply is January 20, 2020.
The Doodle for Google Scholarship competition is a fun contest that is open to all students from kindergarten to senior year of high school. Any compulsive Google-user notices that the Google homepage logo changes from day to day. This competition offers creative students a chance to redesign the Google logo. This is a really neat competition that allows applicants to explore their imagination. For this year, Google asks Doodlers about how they show kindness. Maybe you volunteer to clean up your local park, or maybe you spend time with someone who seems sad and lonely. No matter how you improve the world through kindness, Google wants to know!
Who is eligible to apply for the Doodle for Google Scholarship?
This scholarship is open to all students in grades kindergarten to Grade 12!
How much is the Doodle for Google Scholarship worth?
The lucky grand prize winner receives a $30,000 college scholarship, but that’s just the beginning. Their school/non-profit organization receives a $50,000 tech package for their school/non-profit organization. The winner also receives an all-expense-paid trip to Google headquarters in California, as well as some Google hardware and swag. Finally, the winner’s artwork will be displayed on Google.com for an entire day!
Four National Finalists are awarded $5,000 scholarships, all-expense-paid trips to Google Headquarters in California, and yes, Google hardware and that super swag! In addition, national finalist’s artwork will be featured on the Doodle for Google Gallery.
An assembly celebration will take place at the schools of state and territory winners. In addition to Google hardware and sway, their artwork will be featured on the Doodle for Google Gallery.
When is the application due?
Completed entries must received by March 13, 2020 8:00pm Pacific Time (PT).
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