2019 SMARTPHONE OVERUSE AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP

Nearly all Americans (95%) now own a cell phone, according to the Pew Research Center and 77% of Americans own a smartphone, up from 35% in 2011. Parrish is interested in what young people have to say about this issue. “Smartphones have been ever-present for the entirety of many young people’s lives. Like previous generations, the next generation must find ways to forge healthy relationships with technology.” The annual Smartphone Overuse Awareness Scholarship awards a scholarship to one deserving student who demonstrates insightfulness regarding our culture’s – and their own – reliance on smartphones for social interaction, entertainment, distraction, and more.

Award: $1000

Deadline: December 15, 2019

Criteria:

  • 0 GPA (must submit unofficial transcript with application)
  • Applicant must be enrolled in or admitted to an accredited college university
  • Applicant must write and submit a 1,000-word essay
  • APPLICANT MUST COMPLETE THE APPLICATION ONLINE ONLY
  • Agree to the Scholarship Terms and Conditions via the scholarship webpage Online

Answer This Essay Question:

 What would life be like without your cell phone and how would you adjust?

Please write at least 1,000 words on the following essay topic. Attach the essay in PDF format to the application form online.

For more information regarding this scholarship and to apply, please visit:

https://www.theparrishlawfirm.com/smartphone-overuse-awareness-scholarship/