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Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

Total Number of Submitted Applications: 2043

Top 3 Submissions & Winner of ParentTalko's Scholarship 2017 - 2018




Patsy C. Thompson - WINNER

Monroe County High School


Donn R. Conrad

Vanderbilt University


Kelly J. Moore

Half Hollow Hills High School

Congratulations to Ms. Thompson on winning the ParentTalko's Scholarship 2017 - 2018.

Parent Talko – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship 2017 – 2018

The Internet is a great technical innovation. But, it gave everyone the ability to slander others anonymously without having to deal with the social consequences of their action. It has also created nightmares for the parents of young children and teenagers.

It’s a breeding ground for pedophiles and playground for cyber bullies. It’s truly a disaster for the parents who have to deal with the consequences of the cyber crimes committed against their children.

No political leaders or governments thought through the implications of introducing a communication channel where people can hide behind a computer and attack other human beings anonymously.

No government seemed to had thought about the following scenarios:

  • How to prevent pedophiles using the Internet to lure their victims.
  • How to stop an old woman disguising as a young boy in a social network and influence a 13-year old innocent girl to commit suicide.
  • How to stop a company that uses its website to help the perverts to trade the children like commodities.

In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students/ high school, college or graduate student or a student planning to enter college to receive $2500 award.

  • $1250 will be given to Undergraduate or Postgraduate Students.
  • $1250 will be given to High School Students.

General Terms of Participation

All participants will have to research and submit a 600 – 1000 words regarding the following topic:

Why and How to Stop Cyberbullying”.

In the content, make sure to include the following ideas:

  • Why is it important to stop cyberbullying?
  • How has cyberbullying personally affected teens?

The best submission will be selected and rewarded, $1250 will be given to Undergraduate or Postgraduate Students – $1250 will be given to High School Students, which can be used in course materials or other resources. If you want to know more information about our selection criteria, please continue reading.

Selection Criteria

Student, who is U.S. citizen/ currently attending or planning to attend an U.S. college or university for undergraduate or graduate studies/ high school, college or graduate student or a student planning to enter college, is eligible to participate in our scholarship program.

The work you are going to submit has to be 100% unique and creative regarding the above topic. Selection is based on the written essay and focused on creativity, content and a commitment to the cause of preventing cyberbullying.

How to Submit your Application

You will have to submit a 600 – 1000 words piece of content in a word .doc file. It’s best practice to include the resource to backup your work.

Parent Talko’s Scholarship 2017 – 2018 Application – Download.

Then send your application to [email protected] with all the required details listed below using this email template:

  • Personal Details (First & Lastname, Phone, and Address).
  • School Name.
  • Area of Study.
  • Any document which can proof that you are a Student.

By participating in our scholarship, you’re granting us the right to publish/ use it on our site.

Selection & Award Schedule

Deadline for submission: Feb 28th, 2018.

Announcement of Results: March 21st, 2018.

Scholarship will be awarded by: March 31st, 2018.

The $1250 scholarship value will be sent directly to your school. (or via Paypal).

We run this scholarship annually.

We will reject without review any application that does not follow our guideline. Therefore, make sure to check your application carefully before sending it to us.

If you have any queries regarding our scholarship program, feel free to contact us  - [email protected]

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