Sponsoring Institution: ExpressVPN
Type: Essay contest
Eligibility: Applicants (not including ExpressVPN employees or their immediate family) enrolled in a high school, undergraduate program, or graduate program in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., the European Union, Australia, New Zealand, or South Africa are eligible for this essay contest.
Application Deadline: This essay contest opens at the start of each year and closes August 21. Winners are announced late October.
Highlight: Hackers, ransomware, and scams- oh my! $5,000 or a free subscription to ExpressVPN- oh yes! ExpressVPN created this essay contest to raise awareness on online security issues and fundamental privacy rights while granting students the chance to win cash prizes. This essay contest is perfect for any high school, graduate, and undergraduate student with strong opinions on the internet and privacy. If this describes you, take the chance to enter this essay contest by visiting the ExpressVPN website and answering the essay prompt in 600-800 words! Don’t be afraid to get opinionated. In fact, ExpressVPN wants to see it! Oh, I promise you’re going to love this… Why? The $5000 cash prize received by the winner of this essay contest is not limited to any restrictions of use!