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Smart Home Scholarship Program


LifeShield Home Security is pleased to offer scholarships in support of home safety, security and automation with the Smart Home Scholar. Each year, a prospective or current college student will be selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship to help with the costs associated with attending school.


Now Accepting Applications for the 2014 Award

Home security and automation is changing the family home as we know it today.  The modern day home will very shortly be a connected home or even a smarter home.  With the modern home, appliances, electronics, security and more will be connected and centrally controlled and/or automated.  The future engineers and marketers in our country will ultimately contribute to this home evolution.  LifeShield would like to contribute to this category growth.

Scholarship applications are welcome and accepted from anybody who meets the Application requirements.  Please review the Application Requirements and submit all necessary information if you wish to apply. Applications, questions and any inquiries should be sent to smarthomescholar@lifeshield.com. Smart Home Scholarship applicants should submit an essay between 350 and 800 words about how they could impact change for the connected home or smart home. This year’s potential award winners will be judged by the marketing staff at lifeshield.com and selected by January 31, 2014. Applications for this scholarship period will be accepted through December 31, 2013.

Smart Home Scholarship Requirements

  1. Premise
    1. $1,000 annual scholarship to be awarded to applicant chosen.
    2. Scholarship shall benefit any person 17 years of age or older who is currently accepted to a college program but not yet started, or any current undergraduate or graduate student who is currently enrolled in and attending an institution of higher education.
  2. Requirements
    1. Applicant shall be at least 17 years of age and be accepted to and/or attending a full-time higher education program at an accredited institution of learning.
    2. Applicant must have a minimum of 3.1 GPA based on the previous year’s academic performance.
  3. Application Process
    1. Download the Smart Home Scholar Application.
    2. Attach the completed application in an email, and send to smarthomescholar@lifeshield.com.
  4. Selection
    1. Once the winner is decided and notified of the award, he/she will receive a mailed a W9 tax form to be completed and returned.  Upon return of the W9 form, the scholarship check will be delivered to their address. The winner of the scholarship award will be fully responsible for the taxes incurred from receiving the award.

LifeShield.com will not contact individual applicants unless they are the scholarship recipient. Applicants should visit our website after the closing date to verify the winner.



Enjoying college life? It’s fun to live on your own and make your own rules, but you also need to be responsible for yourself and your stuff. At LifeShield, we believe it’s important to educate students on how to stay safe, avoid crime, and protect your property from theft.

Here are a few resources that can help you stay safe at school:

You can also learn about wireless home security systems that you can take with you every time you move. All LifeShield systems come with free interactive mobile access, so you can check on your home and control your system from your smartphone, tablet or laptop.