$1000 Scholarship Opportunity: The Future of Augmented Reality

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***Due to technical difficulties with our submission forms we are extending the deadline for this scholarship until December 5th 2016. The form is now working correctly and we are receiving your submissions. Thank you for your patience.


Within a week of its release, Pokemon Go was running on more devices than online dating giant Tinder — and was expected to surpass Twitter’s active user base, according to Fortune. The game’s widespread popularity has many people wondering where augmented reality is headed next. One thing’s for sure: its applications won’t be limited to the realm of video games for long.

What, in your opinion, does the future of augmented reality look like? How will it be used most often? Will there be educational, social, criminal justice, or other applications? Draw on current uses, research, and theories to support your argument. Convince us, and you could win a $1000 scholarship toward your college expenses.

How to enter

Craft a 400-600 word essay on what you believe the future of augmented reality will be like.

Post your essay on the website of your choice, with a link to this page included in your post.

Use the form below to submit your name, email, and the URL of your response.

A few tips

● Including links to credible sources can strengthen your argument.
● Only submit your own work. Responses that contain plagiarized material won’t be eligible to win.
● Responses that are fewer than 400 words or more than 600 words will not be considered.
● The submission deadline for this contest is 12:00am EST on December 5, 2016. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Please read the full contest rules for additional information. We look forward to reading your work! Good luck!