Win $3,000 with the International Essay Writing Contest

March 24th, 2016 by Jennifer Frankel

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June 25, 2016

If you think you’ve got skills when it comes to writing, then you won’t want to miss the upcoming deadline of the International Essay Writing Contest where you’ll have the chance to win up to $3,000.

To enter, simply choose one of the following topics and show your creativity and critical thinking skills. Your essay should be between 1,000 and 1,700 words long, written in English, and original! Topics can be on any of the following:

  1. The Pro and Con Arguments for the Death Penalty
  2. Human Cloning Pros and Cons: Should People Interfere with Nature?
  3. Should Animals Be Used for Research? Is Their Role Replaceable?
  4. Limitations or Protection: Do Curfews Keep Teens Out of Trouble?
  5. Are We Too Dependent on Computers to Function Without Them?

Just reading these topics can fill you with a lot of thoughts and opinions as they can be quite complicated! Prizes include $3,000 for the winner, $2,000 for the First Runner-Up, and $2,000 for the Second Runner-Up. Your essay will also be published on blogs and social media profiles where thousands of students can be inspired around the world.

If you are interested in submitting your essay, be sure to check out the award and submit your essay by June 25, 2016.


Study in Korea – For Free!

March 10th, 2016 by Jennifer Frankel

koreaKorean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) 2016

Deadline: March 14

Are you thinking about studying abroad some place cool, but don’t have the money? Then you won’t want to miss the Korean Government Scholarship Program which will allow you to study in Korea for free – and even includes the cost of language classes!

Any why not? South Korea has one of the most advanced education systems, with state-of-the-art facilities. Not only that but Korea has a rich culture that has been preserved for many years, allowing students to share in the traditions!

Deadline is approaching, so be sure to submit your application before March 14th! To quality, you must be under the age of 40, must not be a Korean citizen, hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of September 1, 2016, and have a GPA of 2.64 or higher on a 4.0 scale. They are specifically looking for students who are pursuing the areas of:

  • Computer Architecture
  • Configurable Computing
  • Approximate Computing
  • Embedded Hardware Design
  • Fault-Tolerant FPGA Architecture
  • CORDIC Processor and Applications

Scholarship includes round-trip airfare, full cost of language training, waived tuition, medical insurance, as well as a monthly stipend and an additional stipend to help cover your initial arrival costs. Time is running out so if you are interested, be sure to submit all your information by March 14th. Learn more about this great opportunity by reading up on the KGSP scholarship here.