Winners of Hotspot Shield Privacy Challenge Announced!

iStock_000002378044SmallEarlier this year, Hotspot Shield VPN gave away $50,000 USD in scholarship prizes plus 1-year subscription of Hotspot Shield Elite VPN to 10 lucky students. Universities and colleges all over the US and UK competed for the title of “most online security saavy school.” To increase their chances of winning, students had to invite their classmates to use Hotspot Shield on their computers and mobile devices.

The winners were selected by random from the overall giveaway entrants and from the top 3 leading schools that had the most downloads of Hotspot Shield VPN. The top 3 winning schools were: Arizona State University, University of Michigan and University of Florida. Each winner received $5,000 USD.

Congratulations to our Hotspot Shield VPN Scholarship Winners! 

Brandon Werner, Arizona State University
Gabriel Saba, Arizona State University
Crystal Famania, Arizona State University
Laura Maria Danahue, University of Michigan
Soroosh Mani, University of Michigan
John Varghese, University of Florida
Benjamin Duncan, University of Florida
Qianfeng Gao, University of Davis
Sam Herniman, Prifysgol Bangor University
Luke Whittaker, University of Leeds

Here at Hotspot Shield VPN, we encourage students to secure their online activities and protect their privacy. We are glad that this Scholarship Giveaway increased awareness about online privacy and security amongst college students. To continue to raise awareness at schools, all students with a valid .edu email address can register to get a 1-year subscription of Hotspot Shield Elite VPN for free. Register today!

We thank everyone for their participation in the Hotspot Shield VPN Privacy Challenge!

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