Black Hat Security – SafeGirl Tech Scholarship
Giving Back To Women & The Future Of Tech
With social media making our lives ever more transparent, home security has become more about preventative technology than ever before. Technology, at its best, provides a forcefield of protection. At it’s worst, technology can devastate an innocent person. Smart technology is making home security more affordable and personal security more ubiquitous.
In order to promote our mission to secure families in the USA, we are proud to announce the Black Hat Security – SafeGirl Tech Scholarship
This annual scholarship will award one female student $500 based on merit to go towards a college/ university STEM degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). Registration is open to all female students currently enrolled in a STEM degree. Registration is also open to High school seniors expecting to be enrolled in a STEM degree in the coming year (with proof of acceptance).
2018 Eligibility Requirements
Scholarship Award To The Winner: $500
Application deadline: Must be received by January 16, 2018
This scholarship is available to female college students currently enrolled in a STEM degree program at an accredited American university or college. High School seniors who have been accepted to a STEM program at an accredited university or college may also apply.
A response to the 2018 essay question must be submitted by the Application Deadline in the correct digital format (Pdf, doc., docx.). If you are awarded the scholarship you may submit a photograph to be used in your winners profile.
How To Apply
Submissions must be sent to us by either email or mail:
Black Hat Security 165 W Iron Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210, USA
Please write on the essay topic outlined in the 2018 Essay Question section, provide us with proof of your current attendance/ acceptance at the college or university (for example, if you wish, by including your transcripts). Although length is not strictly enforced, written submissions should not exceed 1,000 words. One winner will be selected for the $500 award on general merit and quality of essay response.
In your application email/ letter please include
Your Full Name
2018 Essay Question
The 2018 essay question is as follows:
Describe a technological advancement that would serve to protect women either online, in person, or both. What barriers do you see to the advancement? How do you see those barriers being overcome?