The James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund is offering its scholarship again this year.  It is an essay contest open to all college students.  The essay subject concerns cancer and the scholarships are $5,000 for first place, $2,000 for second place, and $1,000 for third place.  Students can receive more information and request an application […]

For those of you in the midst of writing and revising essays (or thinking about getting started–but no, that’s not you, right?), Joe Schall has made his guide to writing essays for graduate programs and fellowships available online. You can find it at https://www.e-education.psu.edu/writingpersonalstatementsonline/ . It’s free through Penn State’s e-Education Institute.  The online chapters […]