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#1. Who offers the scholarship?, which is owned by 508 Software, LLC, “has heavily invested in the creation of tools that allow the average computer user to manage and protect their valuable digital assets.”

#2. What type of candidate can best fit the profile as a winner? is looking for a candidate who can come up with an innovative approach associated with crucial aspects of the digital era.

#3. Scholarship Overview
Annual Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 ($,1000 grant for a U.S. students, and another $1,000 is for international students.)
Number of winners per year: 2
Application deadline: June 15, 2019
Date to announce the winners:
June 30, 2019

#4. Requirements for the applicant
a. The applicant must be legally enrolled in college.
b. All of the application requirements listed in #5 must be met.

#5. Application requirements
a. An essay that is 400-750 words expressing “the importance of data in the digital age with a focus on better ways to manage our own data.”
b. A letter of Recommendation from the dean or an administrator of your college to prove your identity as a college student.

#6. The Process
Email the completed essay and letter of recommendation to and please put “Scholarship Application – (your name)” as the title of your email.

For more information on the Data Recovery and Protection Scholarship please click this link to view the details.