How to apply?

To apply for ZoogVPN Essay Scholarship 2022, you need to write an essay on the following topic:

“If you were to regulate the Internet, would you regulate it at all?”

The essay should cover your thoughts about Internet regulation and its implications for personal privacy in the context of online security and human freedom.

The essay has to be up to 1000 words long. A participant should submit the essay to our email before December 1, 2022.

Why enter?

 You could win $300 and 1 Year VPN subscription.
 The winner will be featured on our website and social media.
 Your thoughts will help cybersecurity community to defend the rights of free and uncensored Internet.
 You get an opportunity to join the global debate about digital rights and be heard by thousands of people who care about online security.

Who can apply?

All students of high school, undergraduate school, graduate school or other higher education institutions are eligible for this essay scholarship. If you want to apply for our scholarship, make sure you have a valid ID and proof of enrolment in a high school, undergraduate school, graduate school or any other high education institution.

Awards and our choice

The winner of the scholarship gets a $300 cash prize. On top of that, the winner receives a 1 Year ZoogVPN Premium subscription.

We also select top three authors who also get a 1 Year ZoogVPN Premium plan as an award.

All essays will be carefully checked and graded by competent ZoogVPN employees. While the essay has a philosophical context, we expect to see a clear position with strong arguments in favour of the expressed opinion.

Remember that this is not only a creative task, but also an important issue, so all statements should be coherent and free from contradictions.

Scholarship Rules

  • Essay must be written in English.
  • Only students of higher education institutions are eligible for the essay scholarship. All applicants should provide a proof of enrolment in a high school, undergraduate school, graduate school, university, etc.
  • Essays have to be sent via email only, to this address: [email protected] The subject of the letter should contain “Essay Scholarship”.
  • To be valid, the application email must include the following information and documents: Your name, your address, the name and contact details of your school, a valid ID, a proof of enrolment to a high school, and the document with the essay on the indicated topic. 
  • One application per student only.
  • Essays must be submitted online by December 1, 2022.
  • The winner will be announced by December 7, 2022. The prize will be awarded by international wire transfer. The winner will be required to provide his/her bank information in order to complete the bank transfer.
  • All submitted essays become the property of ZoogVPN (officially Zoog Services Single Member Private Company). The  winner allows ZoogVPN to publish or print his/her name and essay.
  • The prize is listed and paid in United States dollars (USD).
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About ZoogVPN Freedom & Privacy Essay Scholarship

ZoogVPN is a leading VPN provider with a straightforward mission – break Internet barriers and make it a safe place where your freedom rights and privacy are protected. 

There are ongoing debates whether the Internet should be regulated and how the regulations align with the inalienable rights for privacy and freedom. Participating in our essay scholarship, you can share your own opinion on this issue and make every effort to ensure your voice is heard by the VPN and cybersecurity community.

We believe that every person has the right to express their thoughts and impact the events happening in the digital world. Applying for this essay scholarship, you not only compete for the prize, but also contribute to the important discussion of the future of the Web.