$1,000 Scholarship Competition Announced

Being dedicated to the field of progressive orthopedics and health products manufacture, Ortorex.com is excited to announce a scholarship of $1,000 (one thousand US dollars) in support of college students of any level (undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate), who are willing to submit their works for participating in the essay competition. 

We at Ortorex.com admire the tremendous amount of scientific work performed by students specializing in orthopedics and other related disciplines. It might be the students of medicine with their avid learning of how to increase public health that inspired us, but being a student of medicine is not a prerequisite for our competition. We warmly welcome health and healthy living enthusiasts who are currently enrolled in college and professional schools to take part in our initiative. 

The competition consists in coming up with relevant, science-backed and substantial explanations of why it is so important to maintain a good posture. It is true that the topic is not new, and millions of pages have been written on it – but the medical science is a highly dynamic matter, and we are very excited to hear the young learners about what they have to say on the problem. It is equally important to both base your piece on verifiable facts and to give your personal spin to the problem at hand. 

The essays submitted to us will be viewed as the intellectual property of Ortorex.com, and we retain the right use the materials you share with us at our discretion. By participating in the contest, you automatically agree to the terms, policies and limitations applied. 

The scholarship will be granted to the author of the best essay that will focus on the scientific rationale to having a good posture and include an optimal number of relevant points backed up with academic evidence.

Scholarship overview:

  • Entry: An essay of 800-1,200 words explaining the importance of good posture
  • Entry deadline: April 1, 2020
  • Award: $1,000
  • Student level: undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate

Requirements: 

  • Your essay must contain at least 800 words (the maximal word count is 1,500) in english
  • Your essay must be unique; fully or partially plagiarized works will be discarded from participating
  • Your essay must contain references to reliable and relevant sources

Eligibility: 

  • you must be at least 18 years of age
  • you must be enrolled in an accredited college in USA, Canada, UK or Australia
  • you must submit your personal information in the form you will find on our website
  • you must submit an essay for the competition 

Winner Announcement:

A winner will be selected and notified via email by April 15, 2020

The author of the most impressive essay will be awarded $1,000 scholarship for educational expenses that include, but are not limited to, paid tuitions, traveling and paying for educational materials. 

Participants are required to provide the personal information about them using the submission form. 

Final notes

(April 15, 2020) After careful consideration of all the works submitted before the deadline (April 1, 2020), we will choose 1 (one) winner who will be granted our scholarship that will help them pay for their studies. We hope that you will view this initiative as an exciting opportunity to look at the problem of good posture from a variety of new angles, choose the most exciting and innovative materials on the matter, get inspired for your future studies and academic researches, and generally maintain a positive outlook on the project regardless of if you are destined to become our one and only winner or not. We hereby wish you the best of luck and thank you for your participation! 

Scholarship Application Form

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