Scholarship Amount

Application Deadline
Thursday, September 30, 2021

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Scholarship Description

The future of commerce is being shaped by the digital economy, and BitIRA U wants to know what you think this future will look like.

Part of BitIRA’s open technology education mission, BitIRA U is announcing a bi-annual scholarship, awarding $1,000 to one student. You will write a one-page (typed), personal essay containing specific examples of how cryptocurrency or blockchain could change the world over the next 20 years.

If you want to share your vision on how these technologies will shape the future, we want to hear from you!

Criteria for Eligibility

The essay contest is open to all students who meet the following criteria:

  • Enrollment in an accredited high school, college or university in the United States
  • In “Good Academic Standing” at current institution, i.e., not on academic probation or suspension
  • Minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent)

The contest’s selection committee is composed of managing staff members at BitIRA. They will be looking for students who can best express how cryptocurrency or blockchain technologies could change the world over the next 20 years, as well as students who display talent, good promise and dedication. Some of the best essays will be featured on the website!

Scholarship Categories
Ag Economics | Ag Medical Biotechnology | All Majors Eligible | Animal Sciences | Career and Technical Education (Ag Ed) | Community and Leadership Development | Dietetics | Entomology | Equine Science and Management | Family Sciences | First Year | Food Science | Forestry | Graduate | Horticulture | Hospitality Management and Tourism | Human Nutrition | Landscape Architecture | Merchandising, Apparel & Textiles | Natural Resources and Environmental Science | Pre-Veterinary Medicine | Sustainable Agriculture | Undergraduate