Sustainability and going green are hot topics these days, especially on college campuses. Not only are majors and departments being built around the subject, but many schools are also making an effort to limit their carbon footprint, with specific green initiatives and amenities.
How green is your school? You could win a $1,000 scholarship for addressing your school’s eco-friendliness in the SaveOnEnergy.com Scholarship.
Here’s how it works.
- First, you need to write a 600- to 800-word essay on the topic of green initiatives on your campus.
- Submit your essay in this web form. This essay will then be judged by the staff at SaveOnEnergy.com, with up to five finalists being chosen.
- If chosen as a finalist, you’re encouraged to share your post post on all social networks. The more likes, tweets, +1s, etc., the more chances to win the scholarship.
- The essay with the biggest social media following is the winner.
To get started or to read more, click here. And if you need help figuring out how sustainable your school is, here’s a cheat sheet: The College Sustainability Report Card grades schools on how green they are, with detailed analysis.