Scholarship Essay Examples

The Ohio Pilot Scholarship Program

It involved an experimental Cleveland program offering low-income children scholarships to attend either public or private schools. Your education, your choice – what could be more straightforward? Yet it was not just opposed, but vehemently so, by the public education industry. This opposition raises two questions: Why is the public education industry so opposed to […]

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This report looks into the management and operations of Anheuser-Busch

It will take an in-depth look at the mission and vision statements of the company and how they have incorporated them into their management and operations procedures. It will also discuss the issues related to Anheuser-Busch’s global strategies and operations including marketing approaches and defining itself in various markets. It will look into the various […]

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Public Relations is Nothing But Spin

“Public relations is nothing but spin?” this document has set out to examine what Public Relations really is, its uses and common arenas, as well as what ‘Spin’ means and the manner in which it is used today in Public Relations by companies and politicians and governments. We endeavour to give definitions of both as […]

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Increasing market share in Japan – Coca-Cola

We have been active in the Japanese market since 1957 and seen a constant growth rate. With economic conditions being the way they are today, a downturn in the US economy, we must look to the over seas market. We know we can be successful in Japan, because currently we hold about 80 percent of […]

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Claudius’ Principate

Claudius, a man generally not thought to be fit for public life by his family, came to the most important man in the Roman world by the accident of his survival. Together, the plotting of Livia, Sejanus, Tiberius, Gaius, and the events of life itself, had caused a shortage of male heirs in the imperial […]

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Lawrence Norfolk In the Shape of a Boar

Asked about his novels, Lawrence Norfolk can give you either a very short answer or a very long one. While promoting the book last year Norfolk was quoted as having described his debut novel, Lempriere’s Dictionary, as “a 500-page book about a dead dictionary writer with no sex in it”. His second novel The Pope’s […]

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Struggle through Adolescence in John McGahern’s The Dark

Throughout adolescence, a person develops in various areas such as socially, emotionally, sexually. In John McGahern’s The Dark, the journey through adolescence challenges the narrator in ways that test all of those areas. Living with Mahoney, his abusive father, who not only physically and sexually abuses him, creates a trying barrier of feelings that obstruct […]

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David Herbert Lawrence

He was born in 1885 and died in 1930. His name was David Herbert Lawrence. He was born in the 11th September 1885 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire. His father was a coal miner, he was a heavy drinker. His mother was a former schoolteacher; she was better educated than her husband. They had 5 children; David […]

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Was Athens Really More Democratic Than Sparta

Athens and Sparta were undeniably the two greatest cities in Ancient Greece, yet the method by which they ruled and governed their people varied greatly. Both Athens and Sparta ruled using some elements of democracy and a superficial observer may assert that Athens was the more democratic of the two. However, upon further observation one […]

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Feminist Epistemology and Gender

According to general knowledge (especially the general knowledge of a student enrolled at the Department of Gender Studies), the notion of gender has played the significant role in the Western feminist thought since the second half of the 20th century. However, there are number of countries in the other parts of world where this term […]

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How have aspects of Jewish belief been modified

Judaism spans centuries of reform and change, but unlike many religions it is seen by many as the most traditional and unified denomination. However, like all major religions of our time change due to modern scholarship and scientific enquiry has become inevitable and for Judaism rather significant. In this essay I wish to highlight a […]

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‘Bend it Like Beckham’ and ‘East is East’

By comparing the two films ‘Bend it Like Beckham’ and ‘East is East’, it is possible to compare the representation of both gender and ethnicity. Representation is the term for how a person, place or thing is portrayed- sometimes enforcing stereotypes and sometimes challenging- depending on the type of audience and the message the person […]

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Agreement made by minors are not contracts

An agreement is something made between two parties where the both of them are on agreeable terms. For example, A agrees to buy the cake while B agrees to buy dinner. The parties have agreed on their respective duties and rights and thus have reached agreement. 1 While a contract is a string that binds […]

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Trade and E-Commerce

The rapid development of electronic commerce (e-commerce) and its real impact on world trade has brought a range of legal and political problems to the fore, both at the domestic and the international levels. This paper seeks to highlight some of the main trade related problems associated with the growth of e-commerce. However, the examination […]

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The contributions made by sociologists to understandings

‘Race’ and ‘ethnic group’ are commonly used terms, but while they seem simple they are, in reality, very complicated issues. In sociology these terms are defined differently, even though they are frequently used interchangeably, sociological theory maintains a clear distinction between these concepts. Sociologists, since in the early 1900’s have been engaged in discussions attempting […]

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Understanding Foucault, Baudrillard, and Postmodernity

The use of money evolved out of deeply rooted customs as is shown through past forms of money, e. g. cattle, shells, animal teeth, weapons, and jewelry. Marx explains commodity as any good or service that is produced by human labor and distributed as a product for general sale (Wallace and Wolf 2006:84). The notion […]

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The varying incidence of witch hunts in time and place across

It has been estimated that during the period of 1500 to 1700 around nine million ‘witches’ were burnt at the stake throughout the European continent. The aim of this essay is to compare and contrast different time periods and specific areas of Europe between 1500 and 1700, and critically asses how the so-called witch-craze unravelled. […]

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How Nurses Learn Advocacy

The following critique is a requirement for the nursing research class NUR 304. The article under review is How Nurses Learn Advocacy, written by Barbara Jo Foley, M. Ptlene Minick, and Carolyn C. Kee. Barbara Jo Foley’s credentials are as follows: RN, PhD, FAAN, Alpha Alpha, Colonel (Ret.), Army Nurse Corps, Clinical Associate Professor, University […]

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How does Geoffrey sammuels portray Tibetan Buddhism

There are always two halves to a whole and for Samuel this holds the key to his fresh approach to Tibetan Buddhism. Dividing the subject into two concepts with each representing a polarity of a shared whole (that being the attainment of ultimate Enlightenment), and classified as that of Clerical Buddhism and Shamanic Buddhism. Recognising […]

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Never Back Down Methodology Paper

Never Back Down (2008) is a heart-pounding, action/adventure film directed by Jeff Wadlow. The story begins with Jake Tyler (Sean Faris) and his father celebrating after his son’s football game. After a long night of drinking and shooting pool, the father decides its time to go home. Jake runs out of the bar, and pulls […]

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University Of Ottawa Intercollegiate Sports Case Report

Luc Gelineau, the Director of Sports Services at the University of Ottawa, has to increase attendance at the university’s sports home games in order to acquire a potential sponsorship from the Royal Bank of Canada. This method of alternative funding is necessary due to budget cuts to the “Big 5” intercollegiate programs (male ; female […]

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Analyse and critically evaluate the implementation of a policy

When approaching this essay it is important to firstly approach the educational policy that is going to be considered, in this instance it is that of a policy that arises in “The Government’s 2003 White Paper, The Future of Higher Education”(NAO, 2008) a policy of “a commitment to widen participation in higher education, by helping […]

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