The Collegiate Inventors Competition (CFC) has given many students opportunities to present to the world their innovations, discoveries and research may it be in science, technology, engineering and other creative fields. Since its inception in 1990, it has awarded several such talents for the amazing work they did. Eligibility: Students must be enrolled (or have been enrolled) full time in any U.S or Canadian College or University for at least a period of 12 months prior to the date of entry to the competition. For participating team at least one member of the team must meet the full-time eligibility criteria.  As far as other members are concerned they must be at least enrolled on a part time basis sometimes during the 24 month period prior to the date the entry is submitted. For application and other necessary details log on to http://www.invent.org/collegiate/enter.html, where you will complete information required along with the application. Your application must include: General student information Essay mentioning in brief about the invention Letter of recommendation from the faculty advisor A literature /patent search and summary Relevant supporting or supplemental materials you want to submit Advisor information Statement of student enrollment status Student/advisor release form The four [...]

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Ayn Rand a famous novelist of her time is still remembered for her inspiring and intellectually challenging novels that are still read with same interest and enthusiasm as it was earlier. The Ayn Rand Institute has come up with annual essay contests for 12th graders, college undergraduates and graduate students. Even the home-schooled and foreigner students can apply for the scholarship. For 2010 the topics are as follows: According to John Galt, selfishness is both moral and practical. Explain what he means by this and how events of the story illustrate and dramatize his point Explain the meaning and wider significance of the following quote: “The word ‘to make money’ hold the essence of human morality”. According to the story of Atlas Shrugged what ideas underlie the opposing maxims that “money is the root of all evil” and that “money is the root of all good”? Capitalism’s defenders usually appeal to the “public good.” Contrast their approach to Capitalism to Ayn Rand’s approach in Atlas Shrugged The complete essay can be sent online on the following link: http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/AtlasShrugged.aspx?theme=blue or mail it to: Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest The Ayn Rand Institute P.O Box 57044 Irvine CA 92619-7044. For more information regarding [...]

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Coca Cola Scholars Foundation works on behalf of entire Coca-Cola System to support students financially and thus give it back to the communities that have supported it for more than 100 years. The Coca Cola Scholars Foundation Four Year Award for senior has been specially devised for students with thirst for knowledge and highly committed towards their goals. The Coca Cola Scholars Foundation awards 250 outstanding high school seniors to the tune of $ 3 million. It is a achievement based scholarship with 200 Regional Scholarship and 50 National Scholarships. The Regional Scholarship is of $ 10,000 each to 200 students and National scholarships for $ 20,000 each to 50 students. Eligibility: Currently a high school or home schooled senior in a school of United States (or select DoD Schools) Candidate must be U.S     Citizens, U.S Nationals, Permanent Residents, Temporary Residents (in a legalization program); Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees Must be on the verge of completion of high school diploma at the time of application Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S post-secondary institution Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school For details regarding [...]

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