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Working on My Scholarship Essay - Working on My Scholarship Essay That fateful night I stayed up too late working on a scholarship essay. Worked up into a frenzy with all this paperwork, I faded in and out of the work I was doing. I stopped for a few minutes to rest my eyes and upon opening them I gazed into a face crowned by a laurel-leaf and wore philosophers robes. "What doest thou?" he asked in a thick Italian voice. I could not believe it. Who was this man who entered my room unannounced and demanded from me what I do....   [tags: Scholarship Essays] 377 words
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Soccer Scholarship Essay - Soccer Scholarship Essay 2 My full name is Elizabeth Mason Godwin but I go by Libby. I have grown up living with my parents Barry and Nancy Godwin in Traverse City. I went to Willow Hill Elementary School where my love for sports started. I started playing soccer in fifth grade when my friend Carrie invited me to one of her practices to see what it was like. They let me play with the team that day and I fell in love. I immediately signed up and joined the YMCA team. I continued to play for the YMCA until I was in the seventh grade and moved up to TBAYS....   [tags: Scholarship Essays] 723 words
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Soccer Scholarship Essay 1 - Soccer Scholarship Essay 1 Let me introduce myself. My name is Heather Smith; I'm 18 years old and am a senior at Suttons Bay High School. I was born and raised here and have attended Suttons Bay Schools for 13 years. My hobbies include playing socer, spending time with ym friends, music, art, snowboarding, biking, working out and traveling. Six years ago I startedmy love of travel when I had the opportunity to travel on a 16-day European History trip to the countries of England, France, Italy, Switzerland and germany with family and friends....   [tags: Scholarship Essays] 546 words
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James Rhio O'Connor Scholarship - Life Worth Living - It takes a very special kind of determination to handle the everyday tribulations of living with cancer. Fortunately there are people like James O’Connor for inspiration. James “Rhio” O’Connor was diagnosed with Mesothelioma, a cancer of the upper body, and given one year to live. Despite the unquestionable emotional devastation, Rhio stayed clear minded and decided to take matters into his own hands. Instead of taking the typical approach to fighting cancer, Rhio found it best to do his own research....   [tags: Scholarship Essay] 1198 words
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Scholarship Essay - Scholarship Essay The foreclosure crisis is the second major financial dilemma of the twenty-first century. To solve this, the roots of the problem need to be dug up and exposed followed by replanting with an appropriately improved regulatory system to help build stronger roots for the future. It seems that the free market system can't be free anymore given its intertwining roots extend way beyond domestic to international financial systems. There are two fundamental causes to the latest credit crisis: 1) poor quality securitized mortgages and 2) insufficient underwriting for credit poor borrowers....   [tags: Economics] 1106 words
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The Future of Scholarship - The Future of Scholarship Introduction: The development and rapid movement in the field of technology has changed the face of modern society from what it was twenty years ago. Information and communication technologies have changed dramatically even in the last ten years. Electronic mail, listservs, and the Internet, to name a few, are all parts of the new technology that is re-defining scholarly communication. In her article entitled “Scholarly Communication” Christine Borgman states that “[r]esearch was clustered around three variables: producers of the communication ....   [tags: Education Technology Electronics Essays]
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Walmart and Scholarship America - Two successful companies, Walmart and Scholarship America, developed a similar website structure to gain online support for two independent objectives. Walmart, a for profit company, boasts low prices, quality goods, convenient hours, and global shopping for millions of customers searching to fulfill several of their unlimited wants and needs. Walmart’s website creates excitement in its consumers by featuring images of Walmart’s affordable high quality products. Scholarship America, a non-profit company, differentiates itself from Walmart by targeting college bound students who are in desperate need of financial aid to support their college tuition....   [tags: Marketing] 1414 words
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Addressing the Foreclosure Crisis Scholarship - Addressing the Foreclosure Crisis Scholarship I think the best way to address the foreclosure crisis is at its root cause the banks and the mortgage lenders. I suggest that to keep people from being foreclosed on is to create some sort of alternative payment structure that allows the home owners a chance to catch up there payments in a civilized manner. One alternative would be to take the amount in arrears and put it at the end of the loans. This will allow people to start fresh with their current loan terms to be forgiven and renegotiated....   [tags: Economics] 1000 words
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Scholarships Should be Increased due to the Foreclosure Crisis - Due to the economic crisis facing America the standards for getting a scholarship to a University should be lowered, as should the standards to keep them. Many aspiring students rely on scholarships to afford their college education but due to the outrageous standards that must be upheld to receive and keep one them, students are having a hard time. In a recent poll done at the University of Michigan-Dearborn 21 out of the 54 students have had a scholarship during their college career but only 12 out of the 54 currently hold scholarships....   [tags: Scholarships, ]
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White-Only Scholarship Controversy - White-Only Scholarship Controversy Diversity, a word often heard growing up. In high school diversity was an issue that was pushed repeatedly. I attended a school that had a student body of over 2000 students, in which diversity was not really an issue. As time passed I found that diversity affected my life more and more. As college neared filling out applications became more of a ritual, and I found that by being born into a white middle class family would hinder my financial status rather than help it....   [tags: Diversity Equality Racism Essays] 1701 words
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New Trends and the Evaluation of Scholarship - New Trends and the Evaluation of Scholarship Introduction The advancement of information and communication technologies over the past decade, particularly the growth of the Internet, the World Wide Web (Web), and email, have had an impact on how scholarship is conducted and are re-defining many aspects of scholarly communication. Interdisciplinarity, collaboration, and disintermediation are three aspects of scholarly communication that are on the increase as a result of the advancement of information and communication technology....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Athletic Scholarship. The good & bad - Athletic Scholarship. The good & bad Athletes are dominated, managed, and controlled. They do not receive a wage compensation for their contribution to economic returns. Athletes are sometimes mistreated physically and mentally; and denied rights and freedoms of other citizens. The debate over whether or not to pay collegiate athletes, specifically Division 1, has increased greatly. Many people believe college athletic associations; such as the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Associations) treat college athletes unfairly....   [tags: essays research papers] 1673 words
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American Legion Scholarship Association - American Legion Scholarship Association I have been a student here at Ohio University for the past three and a half years. Since the beginning of my education I have learned a lot from my experiences here at Ohio University. I have grown and matured a great deal and my career goals and aspirations have changed enormously throughout my time here. I began my time here as a psychology major and quickly decided that I did not want to be in school more then four years and since you usually must get your masters and doctorate to become a psychologist I changed my mind and decided that this field was not for me....   [tags: College Education Essays] 951 words
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Scholarship Social Service - Scholarship Social Service As I have matured as a student and a scholar it has become more clear to me that in today's society with all it's talk of multi-culturalism and melting pot rhetoric it is blatantly clear that much of the discourse regarding the social world is rooted in Euro-centric research and ideology. As such, I content that it is the role of the African American sociologist to shift the center of analysis from a European focus to one that is inclusive of all people represented in this society....   [tags: Papers] 817 words
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Real Estate in Washington DC Area - ... Being that real estate is very much local and how best to invest these funds is somewhat predicated on which markets have depreciated most, but also have the ability to realize pre-recession price points with minimal distressed properties and projected job growth. Other factors I would consider when investing such funds would be; how does the local and state government play into closing costs, is lending overly restrictive in one market due to an abundance of distressed properties, is a particular market buyer friendly with little to no impeding regulations, the projections of a particular market based on employment, local/state debt issues, and infrastructure spending to name a few....   [tags: Scholarship Essay] 1034 words
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Pursuing Graduate Study with the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship Program - My primary goal in pursuing graduate study is to build upon the foundation that was laid during my undergraduate studies in order to prepare for a career in policy analysis. I have decided to pursue an advanced degree in Economics due to my past coursework, internships, and research experiences. In particular, I want to conduct research in health economics and policy because I feel that it combines many of my interests, such as policy impact, health care, and the global experience. If provided the opportunity to participate in the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship Program, I would gain perspective and skills that would prove invaluable when working to improve the well being of the global community....   [tags: Personal Ambition] 688 words
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Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses - In her essay, “Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses,” Chandra Talpade Mohanty explores the simplified construction of the “third-world woman” in hegemonic feminist discourses. In contrast, in her essay “US Third-World Feminism: The Theory and Method of Oppositional Consciousness in the Postmodern World,” Chela Sandoval specifically analyzes “US third-world feminism” and how it is the model for not only oppositional political activity, but also consciousness in the United States and how this has not been recognized by hegemonic “western” feminist discourses ()....   [tags: Gender Issues] 1658 words
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How Scholarships Can Pay for Your College - Merit scholarships are contests that require you to win something based on your sport, or academic accomplish. A need based scholarship helps you with your tuition if financial aid does not cover everything. Merit, and need based scholarships can help you pay for college. A need based scholarship can be a loan or federal money given to you every semester. A merit scholarship can be award to you if there are good grades, or an athlete’s talent involved. In everyday life you have to earn rewards. For example scholarships are built on hard work....   [tags: Merit scholarships, scholarships, college, ] 516 words
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Scholarship Application Letter: Speech Pathology - Scholarship Application Letter: Speech Pathology The science field of communication disorders has been of interest to me since my early childhood years. As a toddler, my younger brother Paul suffered forma severe ear infection, which caused him to lose fifty percent of his hearing. Due to this, Paul developed a speech impediment. At the age of seven I was introduced to the communication disorders field when I accompanied my brother for his first speech lesson. I remember observing through a one way mirror as the speech pathologist worked with my brother on pronunciations, syllables and playing phonics games....   [tags: Papers] 397 words
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Tips On Finding University Scholarships and Other Funding - When considering your career, it is also important to think about the education. Many businesses will not hire without a college education. Canada offers many wonderful universities to choose from for furthering your education. If you are worried over how to pay for a college education, there are many options to choose from such as scholarships or a work program. The work study programs offered through a university will give you employment on the campus and the part of the money you earn will be used for financing classes....   [tags: Scholarships, Canada ,] 519 words
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Foreclosure Scholarship Program Essay- Ideas to Ease the Foreclosure Crisis - The last decade has been truly pivotal in shaping the lives of Generation Y—“The Millennial Generation” best known as “The Microwave Generation”. The year of 2000 seemed to be optimistic, giving birth to an illustrious technological era, but this quickly took a sharp left turn with the turmoil of September 11th and the introduction of the war. Most recently, the financial impact of the war has certainly hit home (pun intended) leading to the loss of thousands of jobs and, even more devastating, thousands of homes....   [tags: real estate] 1030 words
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How I Exhibit the Four Pillars of the National Honor Society - The National Honor Society is based off of four pillars: Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. School is an extremely important part of anyone’s life, and I feel blessed that I have had the opportunity to attend Lutheran schools from Kindergarten until the present. Our Shepherd Lutheran and Lutheran High Northwest have helped me to grow in my faith and to continue to grow academically as well. Attending these schools has also allowed me to participate in many different extra-curricular activities such as Varsity Soccer in my freshman year, Varsity Track my sophomore year, Pit Band for school musicals, Jazz band, and Pep band....   [tags: Leadership, Scholarship, Service] 432 words
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Scholarships, Grants and Loans Are All Options for Continued Education - Getting an education is a valuable tool for any career. Canada offers an education through wonderful universities. Many delay or postpone their education due to the lack of financial funding. There are numerous scholarships available to individuals with a desire to gain further education. Many universities offer programs known as work- study programs. Theses programs are designed for the student to be employed through the university they are attending and a partial amount of the income earned will be applied to the education cost....   [tags: Scholarships, Grants, Loans, Continued Education, ] 568 words
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Akeelah And The Bee vs Scholarship Boy vs Achievement of Desire - Akeelah and the Bee is a story of a girl caught between two worlds, her home life and the academic world of school and spelling bees. The story contains diverse and interwoven issues for the heroine, many of which are reminiscent of the trials of the "scholarship boy" described by Richard Hoggart in "A Scholarship Boy," and retold as the experiences of Richard Rodriguez in his "The Achievement of Desire." Each deals with a young intellectual who comes from a modest background and who struggles to excel academically and also maintain familiar connections with family and friends....   [tags: Comparative Literature] 1305 words
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Scholarship Essay - I am here Ever since I was a young kid I have always been interested in movies. My grandma, who was full of the wise the life experience left, always knew about my interest in movies. She feed my vain for the art. Even though her religion, she professed Adventist of seven-day religion, didn’t let her go to the cinema, she always found the way to took me to the cinema. She and I enjoyed watch movies. We used to sit in the darkness room, with our faces illuminated from the reflection of the light which rebooted from the screen, both absorbs in the plot of the movie which made us laughed or cried....   [tags: essays research papers] 619 words
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Scholarship Essay - College is something I have looked forward to most all my life. I had dreams when I was young of being a doctor like my father. I had dreams of changing the entire world. Granted, those dreams were only the dreams of a child, but they have lasted many, many years. Now the time has come for me to make those dreams become a reality. College is an experience that can prepare me to conquer worlds and change lives. A wonderful avenue to change those lives, I believe, would be teaching. I have always enjoyed English and language arts classes; they have been subjects that I excelled at all of my schooling life....   [tags: Financial Aid Essay] 279 words
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Foreclosure Solution Scholarship - This is a subject that has hit quite close to home for me. Recently, my parents underwent a financial hardship and subsequently lost their house this past year. They tried all available avenues to them to renegotiate the note, but they kept finding themselves in a Catch 22. Ultimately, after 2 years of trying to refinance, sell and proceed with so-called “work out plans” I helped them negotiate a deed in lieu of foreclosure just before a sell date was scheduled by the bank for their home in a full foreclosure....   [tags: Foreclosures,] 1057 words
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COLSA Scholarship Application Essay - Five years ago, I never would have thought that I would have the passion for science that I do today. I was never excited about biology in high school, and I was never an outstanding or ambitious student. I never thought I had leadership qualities or outstanding creativity. Science was intimidating, with its vast vocabulary and complex processes. I came to identify more as an artist, perhaps because I found art more accessible and natural to me than identifying things through a microscope. My eventual goal was to become an art teacher, not to teach the finer points of artistic technique or instill an educated appreciation of history's famous art, but to help others discover their own innate creativity....   [tags: Personal Ambition] 1956 words
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Seabee Scholarship Essay - As my high school career ends, I notice increasingly how much life that I have yet to live and the opportunities available to me in the years ahead. The past four years have been great preparation for my future endeavors, but college is the path leading to my full potential. In order to reach the end of this path, I utilize my most valuable trait—determination—to set short and long-term goals and achieve them. It is with this “can do” spirit—like the one my grandpa, a former Navy Seabee, evinces through his stories—that I have set my personal goals: to volunteer my time in service to others, further develop leadership skills through experiential learning, and excel at my school work no matter how challenging it may seem....   [tags: Personal Ambition] 843 words
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Foreclosure.com Scholarship Essay - Every collapse offers new opportunities to rebuild with a new vision, but it’s up to individuals to take the right risks and the right sacrifices to transform a distressed piece of real estate into a progressive model for community development. While many see the current situation of real estate as an opportunity to purchase undervalued pieces of property as investments, I see the opportunity to become part of social and agricultural movements that have the capacity to thrive under current conditions....   [tags: Environment, Sustainability]
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Financial Scholarship Essay - What do you believe best represents why you should be considered for this type of financial support. Limit your response to no more than 200 words per question. I think I should point out that the Faculty of Engineering at Chulalongkorn University is the most prestigious faculty of Thailand's oldest and most famous university. Standards are kept very high by imposing an extremely rigid grading system and making it very difficult to graduate. For example, approximately 20 percent of all first-year students fail and are dropped from the University....   [tags: Financial Aid Essay] 260 words
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Truman Scholarship Candidate - The 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") has proven unsuccessful in its goal of empowering people with disabilities to enter the workforce. Although 19.4% of the population have some disability,1 they constitute only 4.3% of the workforce.2 The group's unemployment rate stands at almost 17%, nearly three times the national average.3 A survey for the National Organization on Disabilities found that current levels of employment of people with disabilities between the ages of 16 and 64 have actually dropped two percentage points since 1986, four years before the civil rights legislation was passed.4 The Social Security Administration has additionally reported a decline since 1990 in the percentage of disabled Americans who are working while receiving Supplemental Security Income ("SSI").5 Several factors account for these high levels of unemployment....   [tags: essays research papers] 888 words
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Providing Nursing Care to Underserved Communities - ... In stead doctors spending most of their career digging out from educational debe, with loan forgiveness the physician gets help paying down educational debt. As a nurse and family educator I ill make significant contribution in teaching underserved population, and decrease the risk of diseases. One of the important factor is develo plan, corrdinate with patient, evaluate home visitation. Home visitation is important because it decrease child abuse. Teaching plans are developed according to the needs of the individuals being taught....   [tags: Nursing Scholarship] 936 words
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Athletic Scholarships - Athletic Scholarships There are many good athletes in professional sports today. There are many good athletes in college sports today also. Some of the biggest names in sports are Mark McGwire, Steve Young, Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, and so on. Now, imagine if all of those players never made it to the pros. What would happen to professional sports. Why are they in the pros now. To make it into professional sports you need more than just talent. You need opportunity. College scholarships not only give athletes the opportunity to reach the professional ranks, but also give the chance for many players to earn a degree in higher education....   [tags: Papers] 516 words
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Merit Based Scholarships - My mom and dad always taught my brother and I about the importance of going to college to complete our education. My parents themselves never went to college, but worked hard to become upper middle class and always wondered “what if” they had received a college degree. When my brother applied to college, it proved much more difficult than he'd imagined to get the money to help him out, and now that I am planning on completing my college education in the near future, I am faced with the same difficulties....   [tags: Higher Education, college]
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Community Service is a Way of Giving Back - Many think that community service is just something you are forced to do for school. To me, community service is a way of giving back. I like making people feel as though they matter, and it gives me a warm feeling at the end of the day because I feel I have made a difference. I grow as a person each time I do community service. Some people do community service because they have to, but I do it because I want to. I have volunteered about 52 hours of community service in the READ program at a local elementary school on east 3rd street and ave S....   [tags: application essay, Scholarship Essay] 513 words
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Scholarships for Artistic Students - Scholarships for Artistic Students 1. Purpose College is an important part in continuing education and is also the best time for students to hone their skills and become the best in their field as possible. Inclusion of support, both financial and mental, is instrumental in achieving a college education, and should be given in equal amounts to both athletic and artistic students. But each year, numerous athletes around the United States are offered college scholarships to recognize them for their talent and to encourage them to play at the university awarding the scholarship....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive papers] 1480 words
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Scholarships Rewarding Special Talents - Scholarships Rewarding Special Talents For many years now, advocates for giving out scholarships based only on financial need have been pushing to remove special abilities from the criteria to award the money. This proposed system is already in use in the form of financial aid. Scholarships were created to reward individuals who exhibited talent that would benefit the college. Therefore, the basis for giving scholarships should consist equally of scholastic achievement, athletic ability, and need....   [tags: Papers] 528 words
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Financial Aid Essay - Since the day I was born, I have enjoyed story telling. My first memories are of my father spinning me tales, as I nodded off. Every night I traveled back in time through his stories. I learned of Nero's sadistic burning of Rome, Adolph Hitler's maniacal reign, and Sojourner Truth's brilliant speech. All elements of our historical heritage, for which I have great affection. When I was quite young, my father purchased our very first computer. Through his hobby, I grew to love the technical side of the world in which we live....   [tags: Financial Scholarship Essay] 260 words
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College Sports - Football Scholarships and Woman's Sports - Football Scholarships and Woman's Sports       Saturdays in the fall bring together millions of people to celebrate college football, a ritual that bonds the community in stadiums and in living rooms across America. This American sport takes a heavy financial toll in colleges everywhere. Just one in four colleges across America make money on their football team (mostly large division I schools). College teams spend millions of dollars stockpiling athletes and struggle to keep pace with rivals....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essay Examples]
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Solving the Foreclosure Crisis - As a high school senior, I have had the opportunity to review and apply for several college scholarships, in advance of beginning the next step of my education. This scholarship topic and essay was of great interest to me, as it affects not only my family but a great many families, in our country. As an eighteen year old with no work experience with the exception of babysitting and volunteer work through the school district and the hospital my Mother is employed at. I wondered how I would answer this complicated question and write an essay that offers a solution to such a complex problem....   [tags: Scholarships, Foreclosures, ] 2138 words
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Are KPLI and DLPI Promgrammes Still Relevant? - ... The students will call them with the same name which is “teacher”. So, the government should take their responsibility to investigate deeply this issue and they also should be fair in their management so that issue of allowance is not raise. Then, the second issue is quality of KPLI and DPLI teachers/students. There are many lecturers, the head of education department and staff who critique and complaints about that issue. Some of the issue is about whether the KPLI and DPLI students can learn pedagogical content knowledge effectively in one year....   [tags: PTPTN, PISMP, scholarships] 1720 words
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Mission and Purpose of the American Association of State Troopers - The American Association of State Troopers has given 1.9 million dollars in academic scholarships since they were established in 1990 (“Fund raising” 1). “The mission of the American Association of State Troopers is to enhance the personal and professional lives of state troopers across the country by providing important benefits and services, facilitating the exchange of professional and technical information, and expanding opportunities for camaraderie for troopers beyond their own state lines.” The American Association of State Troopers is all about helping retired state troopers get the money they need to support their families and to give students who are pursuing a law enforcement career scholarships....   [tags: Law Enforcement, Scholarships] 1708 words
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The Martin Luther King Jr. and Benjamin Elijah Mays Scholarships - Ambitions and aspirations constantly motivate us through life and the difficulties we encounter daily. Our deepest desires give us the strength and inspiration to achieve our goals. The ambitions in our lives usually originate from something we experienced through the course of life. Two examples of great leaders are Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays. Both Dr. King and Dr. Mays dedicated their lives addressing racial discrimination and striving for social equality. Dr. King and Dr....   [tags: Personal Ambition] 923 words
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School Vouchers - One of the most important topics in government today is the issue of school vouchers. The two sides have remained deeply entrenched in their rival positions concerning this issue. Some wonder about the practicality of using the vouchers, while others wonder if it is defeating the purpose of the educational system. Educational vouchers can be very beneficial for both the student and even the school districts involved in the program. Many people do not realize the benefits of this program. Educational vouchers are something that many school districts need to implement due to their advantages....   [tags: Educational Vouchers Scholarships]
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Tuitions Up, Scholarships Down - As time goes on, it seems the dream of going to college is becoming harder and harder to achieve. The average cost of attending a college is rising quickly. Depending on the college in particular, tuitions went up anywhere from $231 to $1,114 (MSNBC.com). Overall, tuitions have gone up a mind-blowing 85% in the last ten years. At the same time, funding for these colleges has gone down, creating a significant problem for blue collar families who have the intention on sending their kids to a four year college....   [tags: higher Education, college, education cost] 600 words
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Imagining with Billions of Nutrons - ZAP. One hundred billion neurons team up with each other to transfer motion, thoughts and help you imagine every second. This process has been used by humans since the dawn of existence. Through this we have pondered, created, and expanded into beings of thought and consciousness. With this amazing process we have gone from rocky caves to towering skyscrapers. With the Science Math and Computer Sciences program (SMACS) at Poolesville High School I wish to use all one hundred billion of these neurons....   [tags: imagination, scholarships,] 504 words
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Government Financial Aid For Students Should Not Be Based Solely on Merit - Scholarship money is a type of financial aid, awarded to students for their academic merit based on a mix of GPA, SAT scores, and class rank (How to get a scholarship 2011). Scholarship is not easy to get or apply nowadays as the requirements are high and based on the merit. The awards are almost always for top students. According to the statistic from The University of Virginia, 318 students applied for scholarships and only 83 are awarded scholarship (Scholarship Statistic 2011). The scholarship mentioned above was a merit based scholarship and had caused such a low percentage of students able to get a scholarship....   [tags: Higher Education ]
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The Cost of College - In the economically depressed world we live in today, the bottom line for students and parents when choosing a college is money. Although the thought of going off to college in the big city is both alluring and exciting, the price tag that goes along with it is not. Due to tighter wallets and budget cuts, students are beginning to re-consider their firm stance that they must go out of state for college. With all expenses considered, it is obvious that going to a local college is much cheaper than going to a university across the country....   [tags: Higher Education]
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Analysis of Websites for Profit and Non-Profit Companies - The websites for profit and non-profit companies run its companies for different motives and differentiate its websites respectively, yet they use similar strategies to persuade visitors to explore its websites. Walmart, a for profit company, boasts low prices, quality goods, convenient hours, and global shopping for millions of customers searching to fulfill several of their unlimited wants and needs. Walmart’s website creates excitement in its consumers by featuring images of Walmart’s affordable high quality products....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1541 words
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Profit vs. Non-Profit - Assignment #4 – Profit vs. Non-Profit The words for profit and non-profit companies run their companies for different motives and differentiate their websites respectively, but it is interesting to realize that the success that these respective company’s websites reflect glaring similarities. Walmart, a for profit company, boasts low prices, quality goods, convenient hours, and global shopping for millions of customers searching to fulfill several of their unlimited wants and needs. Their company website features an enormous shopping selection consisting of groceries, household products, toys, electronics, and promises that customers will be satisfied when they are finished shopping at Walmart....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1674 words
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Pastor's Letter - “St. John's Lutheran School exists to help families pass their faith in the Lord Jesus to their children through a Christ-centered educational program and to help the children fully develop their God-given gifts.” Dear Pastor, St. John’s Lutheran School has been a beacon of Christian education since 1876. As with other parochial schools, we find enrollment has declined and while this provides for some very favorable teacher to student ratios, the reality is that is it not good stewardship on our part to allow this to continue....   [tags: Letter] 885 words
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Unjust Compensation - Each year, high school athletes are given scholarships to compete in collegiate level sports. Most people see this as an excellent opportunity for students, but is that really the case. Do these athletes really need this money to attend college and have a better life. I think not. College athletes shouldn’t receive monetary compensation because scholarships should be for academic achievement, playing at the collegiate level is not yet a career, and the love of the sport can be lost. Scholarships should be awarded to scholars, not athletes....   [tags: Athletics]
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