Who Can Apply: Must be a graduating high school senior or an undergraduate, graduate, or professional college student currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited college or university.
Submission: To apply, please submit a 500 – 1,000 word essay response to the essay prompt below.
“With knowledge of social media targeting becoming mainstream, the world has been introduced to ‘micro-targeting’ – the practice of combining consumer data with demographic data to identify the specific interests of very small groups, or even in some cases, individuals.
Data mining and political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica came under intense scrutiny after the used this tactic to engineer elections. However, many firms of similar nature still exist and operating using much the same practices.”
Deadline: October 30, 2019
Learn More: https://proprivacy.com/scholarship