Unplag Plagiarism Checker International Scholarship Program

Publish Date: Nov 11, 2015

Deadline: Mar 01, 2016

Dear students, we are proud to announce the Unplag plagiarism checker has launched a scholarship contest! Why? Just because we've always been passionate about learning and encouraging students from all over the world to stay original all the way through.

To boost your original writing skills, we'd be happy to give away $2,000 to the one who will create the most engaging essay on one of the topics mentioned in the Essay Requirements section.

To make your writing vivid and full of interesting details, you can choose any style of the essay and switch on your imagination dwelling on future perspectives of online cheating, technologies that are most likely to stop plagiarism, etc.

Do you want to share your own experience in fighting plagiarism? Just do it by creating your own essay topic!

Key Scholarship Points:

Scholarship Award: $2,000
Essay Submission Dates: from September 1, 2015 till March 1, 2016
Scholarship Winner Announcement: March 9, 2016
How to Participate: Write an awesome essay on plagiarism

Who is Eligible for the Scholarship?



How to Apply?

Applications for the scholarship are open from September 1, 2015 till March 1, 2016. If you submit an essay later than March 1, 2016, it will not be considered.

You may submit only one essay

Along with the essay written by you, please also submit the form below

Essay Requirements

Everyone who takes part in this contest should submit an essay written in English following these guidelines:
  • The essay topic may be either created on your own describing plagiarism in academia issues or chosen from the list below:
    1. Academic cheating can deprive you of a successful career.
    2. Being original will soon become a trend.
    3. Technologies able to fight academic cheating.
    4. Does online education "promote" academic dishonesty?
    5. Can plagiarism be eliminated once and for all?
    6. Plagiarism addiction kills creativity and critical thinking.
    7. How does the digital age influence plagiarism and cheating?
    8. Is social networking causing a plagiarism problem?
    9. Cross-culture differences concerning plagiarism.
    10. What if some of my educators were found guilty of plagiarism?
  • Your essay may be of any style you prefer;
  • Your essay should be at least 500-word long;
  • Creativity, humor and individual manner of writing are highly appreciated;
  • The essay should be original (you can check it here);
  • The essay should be submitted no later than March 1, 2016.

How do We Choose a Winner?

Essay evaluation will take place in two rounds. First, a committee comprised of our team members and teachers invited by us ("Committee") will choose the best of the submitted essays based on their quality and applicability. The pre-final essays will be published on our blog.
On the second stage our Committee will determine three finalists. Each of the finalists will be encouraged to make a short video about himself and his achievements in study. Feedback from their teachers will be welcomed too. We will also consider votes and comments posted on Unplag blog, so you are welcome to invite your friends and teachers to vote for you.
Based on all the received information our Committee will select the Scholarship recipient. Two other finalists will won annual subscription on Our service Unplag.

Who is the Actual Scholarship Recipient?

The scholarship in the amount of $2,000 will be given to the university or college where a winner is currently studying, so that it could be further used for his or her studying purposes including course related expenses, books and supplies, etc.

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