Each year, the Digital Responsibility accepts applications for the E-waste Scholarship. This essay based scholarship is available for any students who are currently residing in the United States. Successful applicant will receive $1,000. To apply, students are required to submit an essay by April 30 every year.
Each year there are 20 to 50 million tons of e-waste discarded in the world. E-waste contains toxic materials, including heavy metals, that can easily seep into the ground and ultimately get into groundwater supplies. According to the EPA, recycling e-waste allows more than 100 million pounds of materials to be reused annually. The purpose of this E-waste Scholarship Program is to help you understand the impact of e-waste and what can be done to reduce e-waste.
The scholarship winner will be granted $1,000.
Level and Area of Studies
All level and area of studies.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
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.
The citizens of the United States are welcome to apply this E-waste Scholarship.
The application should be made through the online system at the website and application link below.
April 30 each year to coincide with Earth Day.