Wiki Answers Scholarship Fund
Organization: WikiAnswers.com, Answers Corporation (Note 9/4/12: Scholarship No Longer Available)
Description: WikiAnswers.com, operated by Answers Corporation, established the $20,000 WikiAnswers Scholarship Fund to provide funds for deserving students. Twenty scholarships will be awarded to eligible applicants who answer at least 50 questions on the Q&A website. The panel of judges will review each submission of 50 answers for quality and accuracy. This scholarship is for students planning to be enrolled in undergraduate college classes during the 2009-2010 academic year.
Awards Per Year: 20
Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students
Majors/Fields of Study: Open
How to Apply / Contact: Questions are submitted through an online application, or can be emailed to [email protected]. All materials must be submitted (and postmarked) by March 31, 2009. The administrator of the program is The Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc. (CSA), a non-profit, independent organization. For more info see [Award No Longer Available]
Signet Classics Student Scholarship
Organization: Signet Classics
Description: Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest: $1,000
If you are a fan of classic literature, then the annual Signet Classics Scholarship Contest is perfect for you! This year, the Essay Contest will award five high school juniors or seniors $1,000 each for their winning essay on Charlotte Bronte’s classic novel, Jane Eyre. Essays will be judged by a panel of literary experts on the basis of style, content, grammar and originality.
Awards per year: 5
Award is Open to: High School Juniors and Seniors
Majors/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: See the Signet website for the four essay topics. Essays should be two to three double-spaced typed pages and must be submitted by your English teacher on your behalf. If you are home-schooled, your parent may submit your essay. All applications must be post-marked no later than April 15, 2009 and received no later than April 22, 2009. Winners will be notified by June 15, 2009.