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Alcohol Addiction Awareness Essay Contest

Description: 

Drinking alcoholic beverages is an activity in which people have indulged since the dawn of man. People enjoy drinking to this very day, whether it’s at a special public occasion or in an intimate setting with a few close friends. However, drinking is an activity that can get out of hand and cause a variety of problems in the long run.

The truth is, there is a great number of very dangerous drugs out there such as heroin, cocaine, crystal meth and others that can easily lead to death. Furthermore, as dangerous and lethal as all of these drugs are, alcohol is also one of them.

Continually, alcoholism is a dire problem in today’s society that can lead to various diseases like cirrhosis of the liver, hepatic failure, wet brain syndrome, and many others. Additionally, alcoholism causes the user to act out, lose control, become violent at times and carry out irrational deeds that can have astoundingly negative ramifications.

The goal of this contest is to raise awareness of the dangers of alcohol abuse and addictions and help motivate people struggling with the alcohol abuse issues to reach our for help.

Requirements: 
  • Enrolled full-time in a U.S. institution for graduate or undergraduate program. (U.S. territories are excluded)
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolee
  • At least 18 years old
Application Process: 

Write an essay that does not exceed 1200 words that answers the following questions:

• How alcohol abuse and addiction affects the modern society?
• What steps can be taken to decrease the impact of alcohol abuse and addictions on people and society?

Award Amount: 
$3000
Approximate Deadline: 
Application is currently closed - Applications open July 10th
Scholarship Tags: 
Open to Any Major

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