Julia Corine Barnes $2,500 Scholarship Opportunity
Jan. 09, 2013
Apply by January 31, 2013 for your chance to win one of three scholarships sponsored by Questia.
In the summer, Questia announced the winner of the first “Questia’s Most Valuable Professor” contest, as part of their ongoing dedication to education. College students from across the country nominated special professors they believed deserved the title of Most Valuable Professor (MVP). For the grand prize, Questia pledged to establish three $2,500 scholarships in the winning professor’s name, and their winner earned the duty of determining the scholarship criteria and ultimately selecting the scholarship recipients. After much anticipation, students may now apply for the Julia Corine Barnes Scholarship by Questia.
Questia knows that saving for college is never easy. According to the Institute for College Access and Success, students who borrowed for college and earned bachelor’s degrees in 2011 graduated with an average $26,600 in student loan debt, up from $25,250 in 2010! Questia has elected to sponsor these scholarships to help illustrate the importance of a college education as well as the hard-working professors that facilitate higher learning.
The scholarships are open to all students pursuing a degree in language, linguistics or literature. To apply, students can submit their application including a one-paged personal statement detailing what they are majoring in and what they hope to accomplish with their major. Questia is accepting applications through January 31, 2013.