Jackpot Jane is out to help aspiring postgraduate university students who are pursuing gambling related dissertations by awarding a £500 scholarship to the applicant who submits the most brilliant essay about one of the topics below.

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Introducing JackpotJane's £500 Scholarship

Jackpot Jane is out to help aspiring postgraduate university students who are pursuing gambling related dissertations by awarding a £500 scholarship to the applicant who submits the most brilliant essay about one of the topics below.

Scholarship Guidelines and Rules

To be eligible for this scholarship and to apply for it a prospective student should be engaged in research about the legal, economic, social or personal aspects of gambling. This course of study must be fully verified and documented, and, the gambling-focused dissertation prospectus also must be accepted by appropriate advisors and university officials. If not underway already, the applicant should be ready to begin this PhD work.

Along with the essay detailed below and all other credentials, the applicant must include:

  1. Scanned university acceptance letter or current enrolment documents.
  2. Two top advisers and their contact information.
  3. Abstract of the dissertation.
  4. Brief about where the dissertation stands in the approval process.
  5. List of the student's other sources of funding.

How to Apply

In addition to fulfilling all the terms and conditions as well as scholarship rules, the applicant must submit an academic quality essay about a key issue in the gambling world listed here -- note that the submitted writing does not have to abide by academic conventions or style, yet must be just as rigorous. Citations and bibliography can use any consistent system.

Choose one of these to answer in no more than 2000 words (minimum of 1500 words):

  1. Why could it be worrisome if online gambling games were to become as popular among college students as playing traditional cards?
  2. If 'for fun' casino games accessible through social networks are on the rise among teens (and are found to promote playing real money games inappropriately), then what are ways to stop this trend?
  3. What is the fairest portrayal of the relationship between gambling and popular media in the UK market? Use concrete examples to support these views.
  4. What are most influential changes to conventional gambling or real-cash gaming brought about by the Internet and mobile apps?

Terms and Conditions

  • Include a completed application form (at the top of this page).
  • Only one application is permitted.
  • Each application must be received by 01/08/2015.
  • The winning applicant's enrolment status will be verified.
  • The winner will be notified by 15/08/2015.
  • Applications' personal details will not be shared by outside parties.
  • JackpotJaneBingo.co.uk owns all submitted essays and they may be republished or used in some way.
  • Judging of submitted essays will be done by the site's editors as well as two academic specialists.
  • The scholarship funds will be transferred via PayPal
  • Any questions about this scholarship can be directed to Jackpot Jane at: scholarship@JackpotJaneBingo.co.uk