HomeSecurityList 2017 Smart Home Scholarship

Deadline: 10 December 2017
Open to: students
Award:  USD 1,000 scholarship

Description

The HomeSecurityList Smart Home Scholarship is intended to cultivate innovation among the next generation of builders, makers, ethical-hackers, product creators and even homeowners interested in the internet of things.

Topic for 2017: Smart Home and IoT

The internet of things (IoT) and its subniche of the smart home are both strong trends in 2017. It seems like the number of smart home product launches is growing geometrically every year, and that is very exciting.

Just like smartphones continue to have a growing impact on how we live, work and socialize; the internet of things is set to do the same in its respective areas.

You may want to consider the following questions as you write:

  • Why is the smart home and IoT movement important?
  • How will the IoT shape the world over the next several years? The next decade?
  • What are some popular applications and use cases of IoT in the home?
  • What are some of the most unique/coolest applications of IoT in the home? (building your own “Jarvis” for example)

Your work will be evaluated based on factors such as creativity, relevancy to IoT/smart home/home security, quality and originality.

Eligibility

  • You must be either…
    • A high school senior already accepted to a college or trade school, or…
    • A student currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited college, university or trade school in the United States.
  • You must be interested in the smart home revolution including home automation, IoT (internet of things), home security, etc.

Award

One winner will be selected by January 31st, 2018 and will be awarded the USD 1,000 scholarship.

How to apply?

Students may apply by submitting an essay 1,000 to 2,000 words in length, via email, to [email protected].

In your email, please include all the required details listed below:

  • First & Last Name, Phone, and Address;
  • Your School Name;
  • Area Of Study;
  • Attach your essay in Word document format.

For more information please visit the official web page.

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