Spokeo Connections Scholarship – $1,000

From kindergarten to college, it’s back to school time again! Though most parents may be relieved to send off their kids, for parents of college students the stress continues. Tuition, books, dorm supplies (track down those special sheets the the extra long twin bed), the to-do and check writing list is endless. With the price of a college education rising, Spokeo is now here to help!

For those college students (or about-to-be college students) with a talent for prose, Spokeo is launching a scholarship program. The winning essay will win a $1,000 scholarship.  Choose from one of the following topics:

1.  Connections:  At Spokeo, we are all about connecting people.  If you could have a direct connection with anyone living today, who would it be?  How would you use this connection to make the world around you better?

2.  Relationships:  Relationship both present and past play a huge part in shaping who we are as people.  Which relationship in your life do you value most, and in what ways has it impacted your life?

3.  Access to Data:  In today’s world we rely on access to data to complete a number of crucial everyday tasks.  What does open access to data mean to you?  What opportunities does open access to data hold for the future?

The deadline for this scholarship is November 20th. To apply, or for additional information, please click here: http://bit.ly/HdNGqD

*Please note that this scholarship is not affiliated with Stony Brook University or the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services. Any questions or correspondence regarding this scholarship should be sent to the organization providing said scholarship.

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