The Proof-Reading.com Scholarship Program awards one $1,500 scholarship each year. This year's winner will be announced on December 1, 2015. To be eligible to enter the Proof-Reading.com Scholarship Program, you must meet the following criteria:
attend classes at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.
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maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (gpa) of at least 3.5
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You must write a minimum of 1,500 words in reference to the information presented below. There is no maximum word count. We will focus on grammar and your ability to present ideas clearly. Include a works cited page with a minimum of three sources. The essay must follow the Modern Language Association (MLA) system for documenting sources, which is set forth in the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition (New York: MLA, 2009). Submit your essay using the form below. Do not send your transcript unless it is requested.
Many Americans are pondering important questions that surfaced after the recent NSA surveillance controversy. How secure are we as Americans? What is the government's role in our "security," and to what lengths should they go to ensure it?
Please discuss the costs/benefits of these issues, how they lead to problematic links between government and business, and the role whistleblowers play in America's security surveillance discussion.
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