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 30, 2017.
Best of luck to all who apply!