2017 Essay Contest winner- Amelia Robinson of the University of Maryland with her essay “All I Want for Christmas is a an Artificial Pancreas”


    2018 Essay Question - Over the past 20 years, society has gone from switchboards and massive hardware-based systems to cloud based communications technology such as Voice over IP (VoIP). How do you see communications evolving over the next 20 years? 


    The cost of higher education has dramatically increased in recent years making it harder and harder for college bound students to pay for the college experience.  Votacall views this alarming trend as a major problem and as proponents of higher education, we would like to help.  Therefore, we established The Annual Votacall Innovate | Communicate College Scholarship Essay Contest.  Applicants must submit an essay addressing a technology related topic provided by Votacall.  The winning entry will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the Votacall Scholarship Committee.

    Please see the contest application process below. The Votacall Scholarship Committee looks forward to your submissions.

    To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question:

    The 2018 Essay Topic Will Be Posted January 15, 2018


    How to Apply

    To participate, applicants must be currently enrolled in or planning to attend an accredited United States college or university during the 2018-2019 academic year. People who wish to participate should send their essay as an attachment in an email to by September 15, 2018. In the body of the email, applicants should include the following information:

    • Your name, address, and phone number
    • If you are under 18, contact information for your parents
    • The name of the school you are attending or planning on attending
    • Your current course of study
    • The best way to contact you

    Once the application period has ended, our scholarship committee will review the essays and choose a winner by October 15, 2018. The winner will be chosen considering the following factors:

    • Originality
    • Responsiveness to the question asked
    • The quality of the writing
    • The substantive content of the response

    Contact Votacall for More Information

    Votacall is a leading provider of Cloud-based voice solutions and business communication systems with an expertise in VoIP, Unified Communications (UC) and Call Center design and deployment. To request more information, visit our contact page.