The $2,000 "Privacy Matters" College Scholarship

  • Master, Bachelor, Phd, Course
  • $2000
  • 30 April 2019 aims to raise awareness amongst young people around the world about important privacy matters in this digital age. Twice per year, we will award $2,000 to the student who writes the best 500 - 1,000 word essay on the topic of privacy.


Must be a graduating high school senior or an undergraduate, graduate, or professional college student currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited college or university.


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$2000 Award


To apply, please submit a 500 – 1,000 word essay response to the essay prompt below.

In 500 to 1,000 words, discuss the biggest potential privacy risks faced by consumers of DNA genetic testing companies. What might happen if human DNA information fell into the wrong hands? What can we do to benefit from the potential of DNA technology without losing our privacy?

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