Essay Contest: Create your own Cyber Security Superhero!
Give your superhero a name, and create a villain who specializes in various cybercrimes that your Superhero is aiming to defeat. What will be your hero’s strengths and weakness? What will be the dilemma that will be faced with, and how will they save the day?
The TruShield Cybersecurity Superhero Essay Contest encourages potential authors to let their imagination run free while incorporating real life cybersecurity threats and challenges that currently exist, and coming up with the solutions to stop those threats.
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2016
Write an essay about your Cyber Security Superhero!
3000 word maximum
Participant must be a United States citizen.
Participant must be a high school student, grades 9-12.
Participant must attend a high school within the United States.
Participant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
First Prize: $500 Scholarship and your essay posted on the TruShield website.
Second Prize: Kindle Fire HD and your essay posted on the TruShield website.
Third Prize: $50 Amazon Gift Card and your essay posted on the TruShield website.
- Email essays (preferably as Microsoft Word Attachment) by May 15, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill out the form below to submit your application.
- Include Cyber Essay Contest and Topic in the Subject Line of your email.
- Include the word count on the title page of your essay, but do not include your name on the title page or within the essay.
- Provide a separate attachment with your biography and complete contact information – your name, contact phone number, full mailing address and full school address.
We will assume that your essay has not been previously published (online or in print) or is being considered for publication elsewhere unless otherwise notified by you. All previously published essays are ineligible.
The TruShield Security Solutions, Inc. HR and Marketing Staff members will evaluate each essay and choose a selection to send to the Selection Committee.
The committee will consist of the Executive Vice President and the Chief Security Architect of TruShied Security Solutions, Inc. who will choose the winners.
Announcement of Winners
Winners of the contest will be notified that they won by May 27, 2016. The winning essay will be published on the TruShield Security Solutions Inc. website on May 31, 2016. Prizes will be distributed via USPS no later than June 15, 2016.
Fill out the form below to submit your scholarship application!