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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 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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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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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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Avoiding Scholarship or Grant Schemes - ... If they have to pay money to get money it is more than likely a scam. In reality students should never have to pay to receive a scholarship. A second warning sign would be if a company contacted them stating that they won a scholarship or grant that they have not entered themselves. A student can't win a contest if him or her have not entered information in to the organization. Scammers just want to make it seem that way so students and consumers will give them their personal information. Students need to keep their common sense....   [tags: financial fraud in search of higher education] 553 words
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Personal Statement for a Scholarship Application - A person’s character is developed from their personal accomplishments, achievements, experiences and life circumstances. For me, many events have helped form me into the man I am today. Ever since I was young, my mother installed a sense of competition into me. I always had to be the best at everything I did; whether it was sports, school, or even a family board game at home, I had to win. I began playing every possible sport available since I was three years old and this only made my competitiveness thrive even more....   [tags: character, education, bachelors] 592 words
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Personal Experience: Applying for a Scholarship - U.S consular officer asked me, “What would you like to do after your graduation?”, I candidly replied, “I want to be an ambassador, an envoy who will represent Nepal .” I saw a glare in his eyes, a glare of hope. Even though I was standing confident, I was praying for my future. The consular officer handed me the documents and said with a magnanimous heart, “I am providing you the visa to go to the United States. I wish you all the luck to pursue your studies. Chase your dreams.” I still stir those memories and have planted them deep inside my heart as a reminder to motivate myself every single time when I get distracted and dissuaded....   [tags: visa, nepal, U.S. consular] 577 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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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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College Scholarship Request Essay - I am a 2010 graduate of W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax, Virginia. I went on to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with a Pre-medicine concentration, and a minor in chemistry at Virginia Intermont College. I was a four year starter on the Varsity volleyball team, named a captain my junior year and graduated a semester year in December of 2013. I accumulated many accolades, academically and athletically, all while, serving in the Student Government Association all three full years, representing the student body as the president my junior year....   [tags: Pharmacy, Biology, Exgtra-curricular Activities] 568 words
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Whitaker Scholarship Application Essay - Growing up in the Andes of Peru and currently living in the Mid-west, I’ve come to greatly appreciate the benefits of being multicultural. I know that to get the most out a new culture, one has to truly submerge one’s self and that’s exactly what I plan to during my study abroad. I study Biomedical engineering (BME) at Purdue University with the goal of working in the medical devices industry. Over the next Fall 2014 Semester, in the interest of expanding my studies, I will be participating in Denmark’s Technical University (DTU) exchange program....   [tags: Biomedical, Engineering, Student] 748 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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Scholarship Reconsidered - Introduction Most CSP and CSSI researchers are keenly aware of the resource constraints created by the 7 billion plus people living on planet earth right now who need much more strategic collaboration to address the complex challenges facing all of humanity: poverty, environmental devastation, water scarcity, gender bias, digital divide, income inequity, war, and the list goes on and on. Such massive issues, have been termed “wicked problems” and “social messes” (Rittel & Webber,1973; Ackoff, 1974) or “super wicked problems” because as more time passes the more difficult it is to address these issues (Levin, Cashore, Bernstein & Auld, 2012); Such efforts require different approaches than tho...   [tags: pedagogy, teaching methods]
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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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Foreclosure Scholarship - Foreclosure Scholarship Essay The two houses shown both have the ability to produce a promising investment and profit. Although, in order to achieve the most profit, I would choose the house that needs the most work done, Property A, located in Chapel Hill, NC. Just looking at the description, two major things drew me in, “needs some TLC,” and “Top 10 ‘Best Places to Live.’” Both of these things allow for desirable results and a large profit if the property can be flipped and sold efficiently....   [tags: Chapel Hill, profit, house, pricing, property]
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Dental Scholarship Offer - From dental aesthetics, to the enzymes in our saliva, I have long dubbed the oral cavity as a captivating study of interest. In retrospect, any mention of going to the dentist brought me great excitement as a child, oddly enough. I believe that pursuing a career in the dental field is solely the most rewarding, lucrative job of the twenty-first century. Dentists are able to build bonds with their long-time patients, and offer an enjoyable and inviting environment while administering the best oral care possible....   [tags: higher education, altruism] 800 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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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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Why TOTAL Should Grant Me a Scholarship - ... If I would like to build global network of scholars to be able to collectively build a better global sustainable governance. If I were to be selected for TOTAL Scholarship, I intend to build scholars network with the TOTAL Scholarship recipients from other 26 countries. I believe that if each country representative make a step for sustainability in their own country or workplace in the future, it could help a global sustainable governance both directly and indirectly. Moreover, from the diverse source of governance components, a great idea and movement could be formed from different insights....   [tags: government, youth, experience, worker] 593 words
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Norman A. Fennell Memorial Scholarship Recipient Letter - As I watched my older siblings board the school bus, I could not wait until it was my turn. Since the first day of school, teachers always asked if I was Ashley, Dan, Steffany or Chris’ little brother and that was okay for a while. I am outgoing and competitive and it comes from being the youngest of five children and wanting to leave my own mark. I proudly admit I was that kid that other kids looked at and thought, “This is only gym class, not the Olympics”, because that is how I tried to approach things; all or nothing....   [tags: Student, High School, Example] 570 words
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Fulbright Scholarship Will Turn My Dreams Into Reality - My heart used to leap every March after the announcement of Fulbright scholarships. Although I had not yet graduated, but just imagining me one day as a Fulbrighter made me feel so excited. The Fulbright scholarship is a golden opportunity that can turn my dreams into reality. That’s why this year I spent almost the entire year preparing for the competition, and now I am writing eagerly to apply for a Master’s degree in Anatomy through the Fulbright Scholarships, one of the most prestigious educational and cultural exchange programs offered by the US government....   [tags: government, masters degree, pakistan] 660 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 comm...   [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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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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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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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. Recently an article appeared in the Iowa State Daily, which addressed the issue of a white-only scholarship....   [tags: Diversity Equality Racism Essays] 1701 words
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Real Estate in Washington DC Area - Having been in the housing industry selling new homes I can certainly attest to the housing and mortgage industries massive correction throughout the last five plus years. Selling out of the Washington DC market, my experience and seeing firsthand the change in sales versus cancelations in particular, trending as early as the spring of 2006. Fortunately for the nation’s capital, the housing market has seen modest increases starting in early 2009. The correction data I have seen has been pretty consistent around low to mid twenties for declining or correcting percentiles over the course of the last five years specifically to the DC metro region....   [tags: Scholarship Essay] 1034 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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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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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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My Degree in Economics - My uncle has worked in HIV AIDS Department for an extensive period of 15 years and spoke highly of how his support has transmuted the lives of certain individuals and how his contributions yielded prolific results in preventation of AIDS as a widespread disease. He had sacrificed his career as a successful accountant to service the underprivileged and has touched many lives; street beggars, drug addicts and not to mention my own As a student in my school, I have been engaged in various forms of volunteer work and especially assisting weak students who were unable to cope up with their studies....   [tags: scholarship essay] 636 words
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Student-Athletes Should Be Compensated with More than Just a Scholarship - Student-Athletes are known as being a full time student and an full time athlete. In todays society the athletic part overrides the academic part.Nowadays,the NCAA have the student-athletes playing an employee role but compensating them with volunteer benefits.This mean they are not reaping from their work. There are plenty of student-athletes in the collegiate level that are risking their lives daily to fulfill the athletic role. These athletes help bring revenue to the school.So therefore, Student-athletes should be compensated with more than just an scholarship....   [tags: employees that should be allowed to unionize]
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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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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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Should College Athlete Be Paid to Play Football? - Should college athletes be paid to play football Should college athletes on scholarships deserve to be paid a salary as well as their scholarships just because the colleges and universities make a lot of money off of their players. No, they should not receive both. In fact, they should not receive any payment except in the form of their scholarships. When an athlete gets accepted into college to play football it is a privilege and receiving that scholarship is an honor and payment enough. Athletes know that when they graduate they will leave with no debt and that is a huge gift not to be in debt thousands of dollars and spending years paying back student loans....   [tags: athletic scholarship, college sports]
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The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Its Effect on the Students - According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), for the year 2011- 2012 the NCAA revenue reached $871.6 million, most of which came from the rights agreement with Turner/CBS Sports. The NCAA is also forecasting that 2012- 2013, revenue is projected to be $797 million, with $702 million coming from the Association’s new rights agreement with CBS Sports and Turner Broadcasting. In taking a closer look at NCAA and their practices as it relates to the distribution of revenue, The President of the NCAA, Mark Emmert salary according to the association’s new federal tax return was, nearly $1.7 million dollars....   [tags: income, unethical, revenue, scholarship]
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Analysis of The Schievement of Desire by Richard Rodriguez - In “The Achievement of Desire,” Richard Rodriguez references Richard Hoggart’s book The Uses of Literacy in order to explain his experience and struggles as a student by comparing his story to Hoggart’s story. Rodriguez introduces Hoggart’s personal experience in order to justify his behavior at home and school. Rodriguez considers himself to be a “scholarship boy” because according to Hoggart, a “scholarship boy” is the student that is a good student but a bad son (518). At a young age, Rodriguez began to develop ideas and costume different from the ones his parents taught him; Rodriguez indifference to the Hispanic culture caused him to physically and mentally alienate from his family memb...   [tags: scholarship, aliented, family, boy] 578 words
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Should College Athletes Be Paid? - ... According to Bob Knight,” paying players would lower the value for education” (Daughter 4). The major reason that college athletes should not be paid is because it would be too expensive for colleges. Only twenty-three out of two-hundred and twenty eight Division One athletic programs made money in 2012. This would calculate out to if all college athletes were paid that it would zero out of two-hundred and twenty eight Division One athletic programs to make it in the green (Dorfman 5). This comes right back to the point in 2011 only twelve out of the one-hundred and twenty FBS, Football Bowl Subdivision, made money after trying to fund all of the sport there college offers (Bokshan 1)....   [tags: athletic scholarship, expensive]
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Overcoming Racism in One Friday Morning by Langston Hughes - Throughout the history of our world, there are many examples of individuals who have overcome great obstacles in their lives. One common challenge has been for particular races that have been faced with racial discrimination. In One Friday Morning, Langston Hughes illustrates this process and what must be done to overcome the racial barrier. In One Friday Morning, Nancy Lee is an African-American high school student who has a passion for art. Within her school, Nancy Lee fits in with the other students even though she is not of the same race....   [tags: discrimination, barriers, scholarship]
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I Hopw I Spelled Everything Right - I hoped I spelled everything right. We just finished our written proposal, and in a couple of days my friend and I were presenting our scholarship idea to our high school’s board of trustees. We needed approval to begin fundraising for a scholarship to bring students from developing countries to the United States for a high school education. Not only does my high school attract a large number of international students––they recruit them, too. While the international students certainly diversify our student body, they all share one common characteristic: they can afford to pay Burr and Burton Academy’s substantial out-of-state tuition....   [tags: obtaining the Belltower Scholarship] 564 words
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Pay for Play in the College Sports - In today’s college sports it is no longer just a game. It is also a business. Tons of NCAA Division 1 Universities make a lot of their income off of their sports programs. Schools make money off of their ticket sales, television contracts, sport teams merchandise, and tons more. Yes these athletes are on a scholarship and yes free education is a great thing but there is more work that they put in and don’t get anything out of it. A full ride scholarship athlete has benefits of a non-athlete but non-athletes have benefits full ride scholarship athletes have....   [tags: scholarship, income, money, athletes] 2193 words
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Should College Athletes Be Paid? - There is currently a major issue in today’s college athletics. Universities and the NCAA make billions of dollars while some student-athletes go hungry. There is a huge debate over whether or not student-athletes should be paid as employees of their respective colleges. Personally, I don’t believe players should receive full-time salaries, but Universities and the NCAA should be required to increase the value of the scholarships that they award to student-athletes. By requiring that colleges provide athletes with an additional $2,000 per semester as part of their scholarship you can greatly increase the well-being (welfare) of the students....   [tags: sports, ncaa, salary, scholarship]
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How I Pursued My PhD as a Middle Eastern Woman - From the beginning entering the gradate school was one of my main aims but the issue of how to fund my Ph.D. graduate school education was a major obstacle. In the Middle East there is an obvious lack of human rights and more particularly for women. Thus, it is quite hard to apply for a scholarship for graduate school and men have a complete advantage in any scholarship if existed. In 2012 I joined UWM as a second Bachelor degree in Biological science. I was fortunate to be a student in Dr. Timothy J....   [tags: scholarship, student, biology] 531 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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Overseas High-Quality Education vs. U.S. High Cost Education - Having been studying in the United States for a while, I have seen some universities offer online programs that allow students to access learning materials at their own convenience. I find this quite interesting, since there are no such programs in my country. What concerns me is the fact that one needs to go aboard in order to gain high quality education. From my own experience, gaining education in the United States can be very costly. Not only does one have to consider tuition fees, but also the cost of living....   [tags: tuition, scholarship, online] 1325 words
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African American Mathematician, Evelyn Boyd Granville - ... This was the start of her discovering her career. When she graduated from high school, she attended Smith College with much her from herself and her family. Her mother sister and her mother gave her $500.00 to start with in college and Evelyn also worked a summer job to help her prepare for college. The job she worked at was the National Bureau of Standards and people doubted her of how she could afford to go to Smith College. She basically worked hard and earned her first scholarship (Student Aid Society) from Smith College....   [tags: teacher, scholarship, nasa]
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Personal Experience: Moving to the United States - ... During my last year of college, I met the love of my life, who was profoundly intrigued by the American way of life. We walked down the aisle and moved to Florida in less than a year. Miami captivated my husband’s attention immediately. I was, however, homesick before the plane left. The “intriguing” American way of life, to me, seemed more as an unfamiliar, confusing, and upsetting mess than an exciting, and welcoming new adventure. I was incapable of speaking or reading the English language....   [tags: scholarship, english, italian, florida] 730 words
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Theodor Mommsen: Prince of Scholars - Theodor Mommsen’s (1817-1903) influence on generations of scholars is both uncanny and profound. During the course of his life, Mommsen published over 1,500 works, many of which are considered the bedrock of entire fields of study. Although much of Mommsen’s work has been superseded by subsequent scholars, Mommsen laid the foundation for all modern scholarship in Roman history and Roman law. Among the great scholars of the 19th century, Mommsen is perhaps the most influential of them all. Mommsen was born in Schleswig, the son of a Lutheran pastor....   [tags: modern scholarship, roma]
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Most Likely to Succeed - ... I’ve also heard this expression during a group interview for a job at a retail store. The manager told us it is hard to decide who to hire, because someone might seem like the perfect employee, but the retail business just isn’t for some people. This is also the case with many college admissions offices. The only knowledge a college has about an incoming student is the student’s GPA, ACT score, and class rank. I don’t believe this is fair. For example, my GPA is 4.143 while my ACT is only a 25....   [tags: college, admission, scholarship, knowledge] 561 words
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Scholarship Application for a Music Program - ... By my third year I had become discontent with the life style I led, as well as the society surrounding me. After stumbling across the latest discoveries in Quantum Physics, neuroscience, and ancient wisdom, as well as having a number of “mystical” experiences, I radically reevaluated my belief system. Having found a new direction in my life, I left everything in the hectic New York City behind. I moved on my own to a rural area in Washington State in an effort to live a more peaceful and self-sufficient life, and pursue new experiences....   [tags: culture, training, frequencies] 1016 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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Ronald Reagan Scholarship for Leadership - I have been a four year letter-winner in volleyball and basketball. Athletics have been a crucial part of developing my character and work ethic. In sports, you must work together with your team to reach your goals. Trust and communication skills are vital and are tested every day. The failure and setbacks I have faced through sports have helped me to believe in myself and have the self-confidence that it takes to be successful in athletics and in life. As a senior captain of the volleyball and basketball teams, my leadership has improved tremendously as high school has progressed....   [tags: athletics, character, work, model, community] 528 words
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Scholarship Application on Study Habits - If an incoming freshman asked me to help them with their study habits, I would give them tips based on my previous experiences at high school. There are so many tips I could give them but I’ll narrow it down to the ten most important that I’ll continue to use throughout my college education. Ninth grade can be a tough year getting used to the new surroundings and the amount of work that is now expected. It can be quite overwhelming but with the tips I’m about to give, freshman year will go by much smoother....   [tags: college, breaks, healthy] 626 words
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Hard Working Athletes Deserve Pay - ... Cousin goes on to mention that they are also bigger costs no one mentions. For example, football practice begins in late July with two-a-days jam-packed in the first two weeks. Because of this inflexible schedule it is impossible for Cousins and his teammates to take courses during Michigan State's second summer session. Since he is not taking classes, his scholarship money does not kick in. Therefore, for the months of July and August, Cousins and his teammates are forced to come up with their rent, food money, and any other expenses....   [tags: ncaa, scholarship, free meals, gear] 1373 words
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Explainging My One Year Off from College - (Optional) If you have any concerns about your prior academic background, or if you believe the Admissions Committee may have concerns, please give a brief explanation of your performance in college, or your standardized test scores (750 word limit) I would like to give a brief explanation on the one year gap between my last year in college which took place in Korea under Boren Scholarship and my departure to China as a Peace Corps Volunteer. I applied for Peace Corps while studying abroad in Korea in April 2010, and received an interview request by the Los Angeles Regional Recruitment Office in June 2010....   [tags: performance, gap, voulnteer, scholarship, break] 606 words
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The Renaissance and Hellenistic Era - The Hellenistic era refers to the time after Alexander the Great where Greek culture, history, and art flourished. Also, the Renaissance refers to the period of European history that a revival distinguished by a revival of science, literature, and art especially in Italy between the 14th and 17th centuries. The Renaissance is also known as a renewal of the Hellenistic era. Both the Hellenistic and the Renaissance emphasized the importance of Greek knowledge and the spreading of that knowledge. Greek knowledge was able to spread and be expanded on during these time periods through the scholars and the scholars’ achievements in their time period....   [tags: greek knowledge, politics, scholarship, culture]
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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...   [tags: Personal Ambition] 1956 words
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Scholarship Example Essay 2013 - For the last 9 years, my family and I are part of the St. Martin of Tours Parish. I have attended St. Martin of Tours since kindergarten. For my final year at SMT, I have participated in many school activities such as: Nova Cane, participating in the Mass, Talent Show, 1743 Play, Stations of the Cross, Saints in Motion, Student Council, SMT Choir, Rosary Bead, Bake Sale, Secret Santa and countless more. However, my family also helps the school community. My family and I help the school community in many ways such as: Holiday donations, Food Drive, Clothes Drive, and many more....   [tags: service, activity, community] 646 words
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Youth Volunteer Scholarship Essay - Volunteering is truly an amazing experience that I recommend each individual to do in their life during their spare time because it could benefit you with developing new skills and help others in their life. So far in my high school career, I have volunteered for many different organizations and some of those organizations helped other people. I have enjoyed volunteering very much and the ones that have changed my life and helped me become the person who I am right now are volunteering at the Longmont Public Library, St.vrain Habitat for Humanity, and packing food for homeless people at my church....   [tags: skills, help, others, activity] 577 words
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A Scholarship Entry Essay - As a young lady graduating from The Dalles Whatonka High School I think it’s important to be involved in as many activity’s as possible. Throughout my high school years I have been involved in many school activities and comities such as student government. I have always had an interest in athletics and played sports. These leadership and athletic roles have tough me skills that will last me a lifetime. As senior class president I get to participate in the leadership class. Being in leadership allows me to work with other students that are involved in the student body in working to help our school and community....   [tags: Sports, Leadership] 518 words
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Scholarship: Project 150 Organization - ... Its a sad situation but there is hope. That is where project 150 steps in; they provide numerous resources and supplies in order to help and support them. They provide things like clothing, food, and even school supplies. Prom and Homecoming are traditional events at almost every school in Southern Nevada, but there are many students who are not be able to attend due to financial circumstances. Project 150 allows students to have a much more ‘normal’ school experience by providing things like homecoming and prom outfits....   [tags: students, materials] 636 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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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 matte...   [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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Fireside Scholarship Essay - ... My compassion for these individuals came from a deeply rooted catholic education. I have had opportunities to stand up for those unable to stand up for themselves. Every year bus loads of students go to Washington D.C. for the March for Life. I have been blessed to go three of my four years. The experiences have made me compassionate about life, no matter what stage or situation someone is in. My understanding of faith was deepened through the Steubenville Youth Conference. It was absolutely amazing to see a stadium full of young people on fire about their faith....   [tags: compassion, faith, education, love] 608 words
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Legitimate Scholarships for Single Moms - In order to maintain a normal lifestyle, single mothers have to shoulder a lot of responsibilities- running errands and spending time with their kids, besides having to work for long durations at office. Statistically speaking, almost 38 out of every 100 single moms lie below the poverty level, which can be obviated if they possess a bachelor’s degree. For receiving proper education, women like these need financial aids to support themselves through undergraduate school. Thus, keeping in mind such conditions, certain college scholarships have been proposed to financially assist single mothers....   [tags: financial aid for higher education] 567 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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Athletic Scholarships: An Amateur Wage - “The fair market value for the average FBS football player is $137,357 per year, and the fair market value for the average men's basketball player is $289,031 per year. Right now the average player earns just $23,204 in scholarship money” (Manfred). Collegiate athletes who are on scholarship should have the opportunity to profit from their athletic abilities and receive a fair market value from the talents. Not only have these athletes become major revenue generators for colleges and universities, the National Collegiate Athletic Association is a corrupt organization, furthermore these athletes need to be viewed as employees not students despite the argument that an education should be payme...   [tags: college, athletes, NCAA, payment, revenue]
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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...   [tags: essays research papers] 888 words
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Providing Nursing Care to Underserved Communities - Patient-Centered Care is a vital step for the underserved populations. In the clinical practice attention, and focus should be priority for these disadvantage patients. As a nurse educator, I should take a proactive role to to improve the health of America's underserved populations. participating in support group will enhance the care to serve the underserved population. In United states there is a disparity in the health of racial , ethnic groups, minorities, and African Americans. Most of the underserved population lives in underserved rural areas....   [tags: Nursing Scholarship] 936 words
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Elimate Athletic Scholarships - “Its time for our college athletes to be true students on campus, not athletes on athletic stipends with sports – not education – as their top priority and obligation… By eliminating the athletic scholarship, … we could de-professionalize college athletes, reestablish athletic departments as part of the educational institution, and be able to use the term student-athlete without snickering.” (Ralph Nader in League of Fans Proposes Eliminating Athletic Scholarships to Help Restore Integrity on College Campuses, 2011) Over the past years the usefulness of athletic scholarships, and its outcomes for both the schools and athletes has been contested....   [tags: student, athlete, education, departments] 1046 words
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College Athletes and Scholarships: Not what it Seems - Many still seem to believe a “free” education is more than enough, when in reality, not many players are actually given a free education. While every student has the potential to earn financial aid and academic scholarship money, athletes are also capable of receiving athletic money. A majority of athletes today are either playing without an athletic scholarship or a partial scholarship, in addition to other grants and academic subsidies. To non-athletes, this may seem unfair, but look at the big picture....   [tags: Sports, Students, Academics]
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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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The Fire of Life and Strength of Iron - Iron is one of Earth’s most abundant elements. It is also one of the most interesting elements known to mankind. It is known as a heavy-duty metal, but humans also must ingest it in order to survive. Earth’s core is widely believed to be made up of this fascinating element. When heated, iron emits a golden glow as well as hundreds of tiny sparks in the same color. For every time it is put through a flame, broken down, and melted, it becomes stronger. Iron is impressive, especially when it is being tested and tried in every way....   [tags: divorce, family, scholarship] 914 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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Improvement of a Foreclosed House - The housing market in many parts of the United States is exceedingly distressed. The foreclosure rate in these areas is the highest it’s been in decades. The area I live in may be the worst example of this. The South Florida real estate market was one of the hardest hit areas of the country during the recent depression. If given 150,000 dollars I could turn a good profit for myself and the community. My college education in civil engineering and my experience in the construction industry give me a distinct advantage over the typical buyer....   [tags: Community Benefits, Scholarship] 734 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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