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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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The True Meaning of a Scholarship - ... It’s not in money, but the scholarship you get is your pay for your college career (Gosselin C.3). A lot of these athletes are also good students (Cotterell) and will be going farther in life with what they’re going to college for rather than what sport they are playing in college. Kids were so disgusted with the fact that they weren’t being paid that they decided to make their own money. A student-athlete by the name of Jonathan Benjamin had started a clothing line that almost had cost him being able to play his sport (Irwin G.1)....   [tags: economic aid for higher education] 2183 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 - ... While it may not have been the best job in the world, it taught me a great amount of what it was like to be an adult. I made many lifelong friendships working there and was promoted to team leader, where I experienced what it was like to be in charge of other people for the first time in my life. Being short on money I had to leave a job that I actually loved to work at Meijer, where I am currently employed, for the better pay and benefits. It was this change that taught me more about growing up; it is not always about what you want, but what is for the best for those who you love....   [tags: character, education, bachelors] 592 words
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Personal Experience: Applying for a Scholarship - ... However, I never let my self-confidence, determination and dreams to wither; I was still a bright child who had huge dreams. Despite all those hurdles, I decided to study in Unites States and pursue my subdued dreams. I am a fanatic of fashion. Likewise, I studied English literature in my high school, which gradually engendered one of my greatest hobbies, to learn English vocabularies. Since then, I have participated actively in our college programs and in-class activities as well. I was appointed as a leader of the merchandising department in Fashion promotion class in HCC....   [tags: visa, nepal, U.S. consular] 577 words
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Thank You Rotary for this Scholarship - ... I was in middle school so I knew enough to understand that it was a very serious and scary thing which not all people can defeat. I had a very frightening realization that he could die and I might only have a limited time left with him. When he started to receive the chemotherapy treatments I knew that I had to step up and help out. This taught me that I had to get things done and I couldn’t procrastinate. He ended up defeating the cancer and coming home soon after, I’ll always remember how this experience taught me to stay strong and get what needs to be done on time and done well....   [tags: personal reflection] 558 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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Why I Deserve This Scholarship - ... To me that is what a leader is all about. Not only do I work hard at school to get good grades and to be a leader, but I also work hard out of school. For the past three years I have been working for the Wheeler and Woolery families. During my time with these families, I have babysat Ms. Woolery’s two children, worked at the Pork Place at the State Fair and have done special catering events with them also. Over the summer, they promoted me to the job of being a cashier during the fair. Because of my hardworking and trustworthy reputation I have been offered many other babysitting jobs that I do on the side....   [tags: extracurricular, grades, goals] 698 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 have recently immersed myself, and active with the Christian Medical and Dental Association on campus. The motivations to succeed stems back to a mission trip I participated in my freshman year of college to Nicaragua. While there, I was able to have a first hand look into the lives of those in third world countries. I saw how impoverished the people were, including seeing children homeless, abandoned, and living in garbage dumps. Upon seeing the lack of healthcare that this country had, it made me aware of the simple everyday things that we often take for granted....   [tags: Pharmacy, Biology, Exgtra-curricular Activities] 568 words
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Whitaker Scholarship Application Essay - ... A well rounded Biomedical Engineer is able to plan, execute and deliver innovative solution to today’s medical problems such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and brain imbalances, through devices such stents, insulin pumps or brain stimulators. Through a yearlong Co-Op with Eli Lilly’s medical device department, I’ve learned the feasibility and practicality of such devices specifically working with diabetes which is why I want to pursue medical devices as my career focus. A successful engineer, with different ideas, perspectives, and more vision is more likely to help achieve these breakthroughs that could improve millions of lives....   [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 - ... It is evident that dental profession is very demanding. This career requires skill and dedication. I believe that my greatest challenge upon entering the dental field will be my ability to bring change to a profession that has been in existence for thousands of years. With this said, my greatest challenge also serves as the root of my greatest goal. I want to become a leader in the dental field. With the headway in technology today, there are no limits on advancements. Progress is boundless....   [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 - ... Fennell Memorial Scholarship because I have worked hard for the past four years to achieve the grades necessary to continue my education, while assuming leadership rolls in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in the community. I have been on the honor roll every semester of my high school career and I am a member of the National Honor Society. I was elected vice president of my junior class and I was also elected senior class vice president. My MCAS scores earned me the John and Abigail Adams scholarship and I was recently chosen to receive the DAR Good Citizen Award....   [tags: Student, High School, Example] 570 words
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Fulbright Scholarship Will Turn My Dreams Into Reality - ... Later, this interest increased during various rotations in surgery and internal medicine. I am a well-rounded person and a suitable candidate for the Fulbright Scholarships. Not only do I excel in academics, but I have also actively participated in many aspects of my university and community. I have just finished 19 years of education, but I feel my thirst for learning has escalated even further. I began my educational career in Pakistan. After emigrating from there, in 2007 a real milestone happened to me because I was one of 100 students (out of many thousands of applicants) who were accepted into the Kabul Medical University....   [tags: government, masters degree, pakistan] 660 words
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Statement of Purpose for Scholarship Essay Regarding Leadership - ... Guerra had to miss school and I was left in charge of rehearsal for that day. I had to make sure that the students in the choir did what they were supposed to do and I personally had to lead the whole rehearsal. At the beginning, it was challenging to assume full responsibility of the class and be the teacher for the day, but with time, I gained the necessary skills to lead class rehearsal. Up to now, I present sincere gratitude towards Dr. Guerra for placing me in that Leadership role that assisted in the development of my Leadership skill....   [tags: choreography, students peers, concerts] 744 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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The Athena Scholarship Will Bring Me Closer to My Goals - ... Despite having to cope with different ends of the education spectrum I was still able to maintain a high GPA of 3.7 out of 4 and graduate as one of the top five for my set. These experiences greatly improved my multitasking and organizing skills. Getting admission into the University of Windsor has brought me one step closer to my goal. I have struggled to maintain a high GPA as well participate in various volunteer activities although I start to realize that the higher I go in my education, the harder it is to keep everything in order....   [tags: application essay, higher education] 1408 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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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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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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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 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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My Degree in Economics - ... I learned that many of the development projects which has commenced before were impeded by the landlords who assumed their efforts to ameliorate the villagers’ status as a disadvantage of their power and control. Many enthusiastic individuals who gave articulate speeches to induce change amongst the primitive convictions were censured for provoking the public and experienced severe punishment and public ignominy by the landlords. The aftermath was simple; nothing could mitigate the abdominal poverty of the village....   [tags: scholarship essay] 636 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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Student-Athletes Should Be Compensated with More than Just a Scholarship - ... You would have thought that they would give you extra spending money especially when you are away at tournaments. But no they do not give anymore than that because it will be an NCAA violations. Therefore, the NCAA need to change the rules to accommodate athletes based off the revenue brought to the school because of the sport. It will be more of an token of appreciation for the hard work they contribute to help bring money back to the school. It is only right everyone is given a fair trade....   [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 - ... Taking a look at the amount of revenue college football players bring in for their University, many are living below the poverty line, even with the help of scholarships the amount after tuition, meal-plans and textbooks is just not accommodating. If you take a look at a Division I Scholarship, that comes to be about $25,000 dollars per year, now if you deduct from the amount left over which will account for the miscellaneous cost that will arise during the year scholarships alone do not meet the requirements to help aid student athletes....   [tags: income, unethical, revenue, scholarship]
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Analysis of The Schievement of Desire by Richard Rodriguez - ... Throughout Rodriguez narration in “The Achievements of Desire,” he presents Hoggart as his personal teacher; Rodriguez feels a deep connection with Hoggart because they both experienced a life of struggles and segregation due to the pursuit of a mutual educational goal. Rodriguez not only views Hoggart as a student who had to live a double life like he did, but also as a teacher and a living example of a “scholarship boy” that got lost while searching for academic perfection (532). Rodriguez first introduces Hoggart to his narration when he began to find a justification to his behavior (537)....   [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 - ... But when the committee later receives more information on Nancy’s background, they decide the scholarship would not be appropriate to give to her. Her principle had to break the news to her by giving her the letter the committee wrote her reading: “It seems to us wiser to arbitrarily rotate the award among the various high schools of the city from now on. And especially in this case since the student chosen happens to be colored, a circumstance which unfortunately, had we known, might have prevented this embarrassment.” The letter goes on to tell that the committee did have a high regard for Nancy’s talent, but the difficulties it would create for the school and herself outweighed giving...   [tags: discrimination, barriers, scholarship]
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I Hopw I Spelled Everything Right - ... Our mission was to offer international students a four-year high school education, regardless of financial background. We wanted to find motivated students from developing countries who do not have access to education. Our first candidate was relatively easy to identify. Through our school’s connections, we found Kelvin Doe, a sixteen-year-old engineering genius from Sierra Leone. Already, Kelvin constructed incredibly intricate inventions out of spare electronic parts found in the garbage....   [tags: obtaining the Belltower Scholarship] 564 words
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Pay for Play in the College Sports - ... This is controversial because these are amateur athletes are getting their names put on video games. So now EA sports will await to see what the college athletes will say about the game and if they will continue to make to game NCAA football. The biggest problem that people have with collegiate players getting paid is that they say that they are getting a free education. Yes, some athletes are getting a free education but not all athletes are on a full scholarship some are on partial and some are walk-ons....   [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 - ... We conducted a study that will be publish in chapter of a book written by Dr Ehlinger. With the excitement of my first step in my dream career, after my first semester at UWM, I decided to join the Biomedical Science department to pursue my Ph.D. Cancer research always caught my attention and I find myself most challenged while working in cancer researches. For this reason, I joined Dr. Jennifer Doll’s lab to pursuit my Ph.D. in order to broaden my perspective and to improve my research prospects....   [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 - ... She also states that students in traditional classes have the opportunity to get to know their professors in-person, while those students in the online classes do not, so the instructor would have to use online media to build community. Another point she makes is that in online classes, students are graded “through papers, open-book examinations and student contributions to online discussions”, whist in tradition classes there are more types of assessments that instructors can use. She finally claims that there is no significant difference in performance between the two formats, but “student-learning style plays an important role in each format's success”....   [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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Money In College Athletics - ... “Payment to student-athletes would require the NCAA to loose its current non profit status and Title IX bylaws would require payments to all athletes making total payments unachievable” (Schneider 2). The college athletes that believe they should get paid could be because there is such a small amount that actually get drafted to the pros. “Assuming the best players receive scholarships, on average only 8 percent of these will be drafted” (Brown 11). Some universities have larger budgets and would be able to pay athletes better, this would make it more difficult for the smaller schools to compete for talented players....   [tags: value of athletic scholarship] 1662 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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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 - ... (I cannot get formally invited without their medical clearance.) During that time, I learned a valuable lesson that the quality of flexibility is required even before formally joining the Peace Corps. After completing and submitting all the documents required by the Peace Corps Office of Medical Services, a letter came only to state that the Medical Services Office would like to ensure my health free of Tuberculosis by requiring another exam to be done before finally medically clearing me....   [tags: performance, gap, voulnteer, scholarship, break] 606 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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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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Ronald Reagan Scholarship for Leadership - ... Clubs were a great way for me to expand my interests outside of athletics. I was involved in Key Club and FCA freshman year and I enjoyed meeting new people and making a difference in our community. I was inducted a member of NHS junior year and this was a great way to make service a priority. Junior and senior year I took an active role in FBLA and I am the president this year. The “Forrest Run” is an annual run that takes place October that was started by my high school FBLA chapter to help support brain cancer....   [tags: athletics, character, work, model, community] 528 words
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Scholarship Application on Study Habits - ... It’ll just make you tired and it can even mess up your sleep schedule. Studying on a desk is more appropriate and it helps you concentrate much better. You’ll stay focused and it’ll be easier to comprehend the information. Study habit number four is to not have your cell phone right by your side. It can get you easily distracted and you’ll most likely stop studying before you feel prepared for the test. It’s really just a bad idea to have it around while studying. You’ll get nothing accomplished and that’s not going to be acceptable for when the test comes up and you have no idea how to answer any of the questions....   [tags: college, breaks, healthy] 626 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...   [tags: Personal Ambition] 1956 words
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Scholarship Example Essay 2013 - ... I have been going to every Nova Cane project since 6th grade and I enjoy every minute of it. The second activity is participating in the Mass, which is when teachers elect students to either bring up the gifts to the altar or read the readings during a school Mass. Similarly, I have also participated in the Saints in Motion, Rosary Bead, Stations of the Cross, and the Heritage Mass. Saints in Motion is when students dress-up as their assigned saint and tell a summed biography of the saint. Rosary Bead is when Student Council Officers, Representatives, and some selected students form a rosary bead and pray as a school to Mary....   [tags: service, activity, community] 646 words
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Youth Volunteer Scholarship Essay - ... This activity helped me increase my patience because kids are kids; they ask a lot of questions and also a lot of help. After answering their questions and helping them, they were very happy and left the room with a joy in their faces like they achieved something big. Through that activity, I learned how to have fun with kids and also how to make them happy and satisfied. Through this skill, I learned that I could one day become a pediatrician. Next, during this volunteering, I also read books to children....   [tags: skills, help, others, activity] 577 words
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A Scholarship Entry Essay - ... Being about of leadership I have got that chance to be a part of planning school activities such as dances, after school activities, and a noise parade. Leadership has taught me communication skills, responsibility, and develop management skills. Leadership is a class that uses a lot of time out of school. I can often be found running to stores and venues to make sure I keep students at The Dalles Wahtonka are satisfied. I’m glad I decided to take the role of being class president because I have got the opportunity to make an impact on 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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University Scholarship Essay - ... As I went from home to home, the only family that remained consistent in my life was my brother Julius. As we travelled more, I became vexed with the idea that life would never get better. Family began to evoke a sense of fear. My brother was the only true family I knew. By the time I entered second grade I had successfully lived in 5 different foster homes. I was sent back to my biological mother that year Though I was thoroughly delighted, this life was gilded. After discovering my mothers drug addiction, I lost sight of what the future was....   [tags: personal family history] 519 words
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Legitimate Scholarships for Single Moms - ... Scholarships can be classified depending on need, location, career and merit. Some of the most popular scholarship programs are as follows: • State and Community Scholarships: You can approach the local community and state owned institutions to gather information on such scholarships. The following is a list of the most prestigious state level scholarships: o The Ruth Lister Scholarship offered by Alaska. o George Snow Scholarship Fund offered by Florida. o Bobbe Browning Memorial Scholarship offered by California....   [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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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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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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