College Scholarship

Do you feel inclined to educate the nation❜s youth on the dangers of substance abuse? Does making the world a healthier place and bringing about a change excite you? Do you want to create a better community for future generations?

Grab the chance to share your views and win a $1000 college scholarship!

About TestCountry

Founded in 2001, TestCountry aims to build a safer, healthier and drug-free community. We offer a most convenient and confidential health information with a wide array of reliable drug tests and related services, which can be used by individuals, government agencies, corporates and non-profits. We also specialize in implementing complete corporate pre-employment drug testing for organizations.

Why Create a College Scholarship Program?

Drug abuse is a major public health problem and negatively impacts the community and society on different levels. It cripples the future generations as everyone is directly or indirectly affected by it. Our aim is to build a group of motivated college students who can contribute to creating a healthier, drug-free world. Creating this scholarship program is certainly the best way to ensure that one lucky, deserving student gets assistance.

You are eligible for the scholarship if:

  • you are a citizen of US or a permanent US resident.
  • You are enrolled as a full time undergraduate or graduate student in a US recognized institute.
  • You maintain a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.
  • You are above 18 years of age as per the laws of your state.

How To Apply?

To participate and win our scholarship, write an essay using one of the following prompts:

  • Who should take the leading role in the fight against addiction and substance abuse, government organizations, communities or private businesses? And how should they do it?
  • How can drug testing be used effectively to combat the issues of addiction and substance abuse?
  • What has had a worse impact on society, overprescription of drugs or drug trafficking and illegal drug sales? And how would you best try to solve that problem?
  • How has drug abuse affected your life and what steps could have been in place to prevent the issue from arising?
Submission Deadline: 12/31/2017

Winner to be announced January 2018.

Submission Guidelines
  • Take your pick from any of the prompts and submit a write-up on a minimum 1000 word essay on the chosen topic.
  • Send us your submissions in an email at Alternatively, you can also publish it on your personal blog and email us the link to the page. Make it a point to include your full name, contact details and education institution.
  • If you are opting for posting the write-up on your blog, do include a link to our scholarship page in the blog post when you send the email with your personal details.
IMPORTANT : For those who choose to publish their article entry on a blog:
  • At TestCountry, our aim is to spread the word about the initiative and to increase the awareness about drug abuse and its perils. We also want to provide as many students as possible to avail the scholarship. You can do your bit by linking our scholarship page in your blog post.
  • When you link our scholarship page,ensure that it❜s❝clickable❞and takes the readers to this page.
  • While this is neither a compulsory step nor a judgement criteria, your participation in spreading the word about the cause will be highly appreciated.

  • The write-up needs to be an unpublished, original work of the applicant. Any plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.
  • Only one entry per person per year is allowed.
  • If participant tries to contact the judges by any means or for any reason, he/she will be immediately disqualified.
  • The judges' decision will be considered final and indisputable.
  • Any application received after the deadline will stand disqualified.
  • The scholarship is awarded only to one student per year.
  • TestCountry will try and make every reasonable attempt to read and judge every write-up that has been submitted. However, it will not be held responsible due to failure to read and/or judge a write-up.
  • If a participant breaks any of the rules, the awarded scholarship can be revoked immediately.
  • Under no circumstances will be liable to the participant for any indirect, punitive, special or consequential damages.
  • In case the number of submissions exceed expectations, may prepone the submission deadline.
  • The applicants are encouraged to submit their essays at the earliest and check for updates on this page.
  • In the event that is forced to change or alter any of these rules, the applicants shall be notified of the same via email. These changes will therefore be considered read and accepted. If any of the participants find the changes unacceptable, they may choose to withdraw from the essay contest.
  • All the federal, state, local or any other taxes or charges on the prizes will have to be paid for by the participant.
  • You hereby acknowledge that the scholarship money will be used to cover only the tuition fees or other education related expenses.
  • TestCountry may choose to get in touch with you at any point of time following the awarding of the scholarship to seek updates regarding how your award may have helped or influenced your college education.