Are you passionate about creating a healthier world? Do issues like addiction and drug abuse upset you enough to want to bring about change?
Share your views with us and you could win a free scholarship of $1000.
About Confirm BioSciences
Confirm BioSciences is a company dedicated to creating healthier and safer organizations. We provide easily usable drug testing kits for pre-employment drug testing programs for small companies to large organizations as well as serving organizations such as clinical laboratories, treatment centers and government agencies. We also work with organizations to determine the right drug testing solution for them.
Why Create a College Scholarship Program?
The problem of drug addiction is crippling our society and has been ruining opportunities for generations. We want to bring together a strong group of motivated college students who are excited about creating a healthier, drug-free world for everyone. Confirm BioSciences is committed to giving back to the community by donating 5% of all profits and we felt creating this scholarship was a great way to help one lucky, deserving student.
Who Is Eligible?
You are eligible if –
- You are a US Citizen or permanent US resident.
- You are enrolled as a full time undergraduate or graduate student in a US recognized institute.
- You maintain a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.
- You are above 18 years of age as per the laws of your state.
How to Apply?
To be entered into a chance to win our scholarship, all you have to do is write an article on any one of the following topics:
- Do you believe that addiction can be defeated and those with addiction can have a second chance? Explain how?
- What effects does addiction have on an individual, his family and society as a whole?
- How can society as a whole help eradicate the current drug abuse epidemic?
- What is your idea of an addiction-free society? How different could it be from what it is now?
Submission Deadline: 12/31/2018
Winner to be announced January 2019.
[Find out the winners of our 2018 Drug-Free Scholarships!]
- Choose any one topic from the list above and write a minimum 1000 word article on your choosen topic.
- You can either email the article to us, or publish it on your personal blog and email us a link to the page. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to include your full name, contact information as well as the school you're currently attending.
- If you choose the option of posting your article on a blog, please include a link to our scholarship page within your blog post. Please also be sure to send us an email with your personal details.
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IMPORTANT : For those who choose to publish their article entry on a blog:
- Our aim is to spread the word about this initiative as far and wide as possible, so as to increase awareness and participation in the cause of fighting drug abuse, as well as give as many people as possible a chance to win the scholarship. We request that you provide a link to our scholarship page in your published blog post, helping us spread the word.
- Please make sure the link is “clickable” and that it correctly takes readers to this scholarship page.
- This step is not mandatory, neither is it a criteria for judgement. But your participation in spreading the word is highly appreciated.
- The article should be an unpublished, original work of the applicant. Plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.
- Only one entry per person per year.
- Participants are not allowed to contact the judges by any means for any reason. Doing so will result in immediate disqualification.
- The judges’ decision is final and indisputable.
- Applications received post the deadline will be disqualified.
- The scholarship is only awarded to one student per year.
- ConfirmBioSciences.com will make every reasonable attempt to read and judge every article, but will not be responsible for failure to read and/or judge an article.
- The awarded scholarship can be revoked immediately if it is found that the participant has broken any of the rules.
- Under no circumstances will ConfirmBioSciences.com be liable to the participant for any indirect, punitive, special or consequential damages.
- In the case of the number of submissions exceeding expectations, ConfirmBioSciences.com may change the submission deadline to an earlier date. Applicants are encouraged to submit their essays as early as possible. Check back on this page for updates.
- In the event that ConfirmBioSciences.com is forced to change or alter some or all of these rules, applicants shall be notified via email. These changes will therefore be considered read and accepted. If the participants find the changes unacceptable, they may withdraw from this essay contest.
- All federal, state, local and other taxes and charges on prizes will have to be paid by the participant.
- You hereby acknowledge that the scholarship money will only be used for paying tuition fees or other expenses related to advancing your education.
- Confirm BioSciences may contact you at any time following the awarding of the scholarship to seek updates regarding how your award may have helped or influenced your college education.