environment protection and lighting scholarship

Environmental Protection & Lighting Essay Scholarship

Environmental protection has become a major global issue. The harmful effects of global warming are also emerging. The purpose of this scholarship is to raise students’ awareness of environmental protection in their daily lives. By participating in this scholarship, students can understand why LED lights can help reduce the energy crisis, and how LEDs are more environmentally friendly than other traditional lighting fixtures.

Eligibility and requirements

  • The scholarship is open to US citizen enrolled at accredited university or college
  • Students can be enrolled in full or part-time program
  • The candidate should have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher

How to apply

The candidate must submit a 1,000 to 1,500 word essay solving one of the following topics –

  • How can students help stop global warming?
  • How is light pollution harmful to humans?
  • What are the causes of ozone depletion and how can we solve this problem?

The essay should be submitted to the email scholarship@projectlights.us on or before 30 Sep, 2023. The results will be announced on Oct 30, 2023.


Our scholarship panel will select 5 winners.

Each winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

About global warming

Global warming not only affects climate patterns, but also affects the ecology, which is extremely sensitive to the environment, and even causes large-scale species extinction and food crisis. Food and water resources are crucial to human survival, and if harvests and supplies are no longer stable, it will cause turmoil to the global economy and may lead to political risks of competition for resources.

The causes of climate change are complex, but human behavior patterns are to blame for changing the natural greenhouse phenomenon. In the past century, the massive burning of fossil fuels such as coal and oil has caused an increase in the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, coupled with significant forestry, agricultural and industrial development, resulting in higher and higher concentrations of greenhouse gases.

After a century of accumulation, the excess of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has led to global warming. As average air and ocean temperatures rise, the volume of seawater expands and continental glaciers in Antarctica and Greenland melt faster, causing sea levels to rise and flooding coastal low elevation areas. In addition, changes in precipitation patterns and desertification in subtropical regions will contribute to extreme weather including heat waves, droughts, forest fires, heavy rains, flooding, and blizzards. All kinds of natural disasters will cause serious loss of life and property worldwide.

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