Brave $2,500 College Scholarship

Submit an original architecture, nature, or abstract art photo (in landscape) to be eligible for a $2,500 scholarship, and have your work featured on the Brave new tab page.

Deadline: July 23, 2024

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See the Official Rules for complete details.

Need extra cash for college?

Brave is the privacy browser, with 60 million users worldwide. When those users open a new browser tab, Brave features original art in the background. That art could be yours!

Just submit your best, original photo by July 23 to be eligible. And, bonus: the winner also gets a cash scholarship of $2,500 to be used toward tuition, supplies, or anything else you need!

Eligibility

Entries limited to individuals who are:

  • Legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico and all U.S. territories and possessions);
  • Enrolled as full-time students at an accredited college or university located within the United States;
  • At least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry.

How to enter

To enter the scholarship contest, applicants must:

  • Choose their favorite, original piece of photography (abstract landscape imagery, nature, and/or architecture only; no people or PII can be visible), with a minimum resolution of 2560x1440 pixels
  • Submit the photo via either 1) the Brave Software social media handle, or 2) the scholarship Web form
  • Provide us with their name, university name, email address, and home address

Judging

Entries will be graded on:

  • Creativity (25%)
  • Technique (25%)
  • Aesthetic appeal (25%)
  • Adherence to one of the following themes: abstract landscape imagery, nature, and/or architecture (25%)

Legal stuff

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Open to residents of the United States who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry and are enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States. Begins 12:01am PST on June 24, 2024 and ends 11:59pm PST on July 23, 2024. To enter, entrants must upload an uncompressed landscape, nature-themed, or architectural photograph to the form accessible on the Brave Scholarship webpage, or else post the photograph on Instagram or Twitter tagging @bravebrowser or @brave. One winner will win a $2,500 cash prize. See the Official Rules to learn more. Sponsor: Brave Software, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

Does it cost money to enter the $2500 Brave scholarship photo contest?

The Brave scholarship is completely free. No purchase is required to enter.

How long do I have to apply?

The contest opens for entries at 12:01am PST on June 24, 2024, and closes to entries at 11:59pm PST on July 23, 2024.

Can I submit multiple photos?

No, the contest is limited to one (1) photo submission per person. If you submit multiple photos, only your first photo that satisfies the eligibility criteria will be deemed an eligible entry.

What is the prize for the scholarship?

One (1) $2,500 scholarship prize. See the Official Rules for complete details.

How will I know if I've won the scholarship?

The winner will be notified by January 1, 2025 via the email contact information provided in the entry process.

How will I receive the scholarship prize if I win?

The winner will receive a check for $2,500 USD, sent to the home address associated with the winner’s entry, as submitted during the entry process.

Who can participate?

The contest is open to anyone who is: (i) a legal resident of the United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico and all U.S. territories and possessions); (ii) enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university located within the United States; and (iii) at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry.