ARI is betting on online students by giving them scholarships for college

Ayn Rand, the Russian-American writer who was an advocate for human rights and strong woman who questioned authorities with her books, one of them was Atlas Shrugged. The Ayn Rand Institute offers to online degree students the opportunity to explore the e-learning world with different online programs, similar to online colleges, in which they can write and speak with the group of experts the website holds. In this chance, the almost online university website opened an essay contest for 12th graders, college undergraduates’ students or graduate students that are looking forward to get an online degree.

All of the future online college students have until May 15 to send their essays. The 1st place will get $20,000 to be spend on his online university degree, the second $2,000, the third $1,000 and the finalists $100, all these grants are scholarships for college . It does not matter if the students is from Colombia, U.S., Spain or Japan, everyone have the opportunity to be part of this project.

On the essay, each future online degree students is going to talk about Ayn Rand’s book, Atlas Shrugged, but focusing on any of the following topics:

  1. Considering the writers opinion on her essay The Pull Peddlers, which factors made possible the destruction of Phoenix – Durango, and how this event is important with the rest of the book.
  2. The future online university student is going to inspire himself with Ayn Rand’s essay What is Capitalism and Atlas Shrugged and try to fight the popular idea of ‘‘Capitalism’s defenders usually appeal to the “public good” as the moral justification of capitalism’’.
  3. Francisco d’Anconia and his teacher, Hugh Akston, recommended: “Check your premises,” due to contradictions do not exist. Recognize two key superficial contradictions they meet in Atlas Shrugged and show their importance on the book.

Is important for the juror to create strong arguments to justify their perspective in any of the topics chosen by the student. They also want a clear, articulated and logical work; these essays must show a relevant philosophical work as Ayn Rand used to do; first winners will not be able to participate on this contest.

The 800-1600-words essay is needed to be only about the topic assigned, if there is a student that does not choose this topic or copy his/her essay from another one will be disqualified immediately. Students must include: participant’s name and address; his or her email address (if available); the university they are attending or are looking to go; the topic selected; and the his or her up-to-date grade level.

51 thoughts on “ARI is betting on online students by giving them scholarships for college

  1. J\’ai l\’honneur de solliciter auprès de très haute bienveillance l\’acceptation de ma demande de bourse

  2. I would appreciate it if I could be considered for this Scholarship owing to the fact that I really need it.

  3. I will be grateful if I will be consider for the scholarship program. Please I really need ur assistance so as to achieve my dreams.

  4. if i should be getting this schoolarship i will be greatful an to see that i read heard to the bastard level

  5. I would like to get this scholarship to study abroad in order to reach my goals so as to save my society in Tanzania

  6. I really would appreciate if I get this scholarship because it will surely help me to take that next big step towards my dream.

  7. I\’m studying bachelor\’s of science in information technology and I\’m eager to have a scholarship. I wish you acknowledged me for this opportunity. thank you.

  8. I would like to apply for this scholarship to study medicine
    I took Ethiopian university entrance exam&score good result
    I need your assistance to gate better&quality eduction
    even though am from rural area am sure that i have good mind

  9. actually when i see that you guys provide us a free course and i am soo excited to know more about that but the reason is for another guy who close to me and not for me…actually now i am studying at SITM college at guwahati Assam but i have too much financial problem i just want some money for semester fees because our semester fees is too much but my father is manage by hoke or by crock but i aslo have sister who is now in marriage time but my father aslo give money to me and aslo manage some money for my sister thats why if possible then please you guyss give me some ammount of money like 50 thousands and like this i know this is not soo big budget for you guyss but for me this is my life… Soo please help me and aslo give me your address that when i pass from this college and when i a get job i will definitely return your money safely …sir please help me 🙂🤗

  10. I am interested and i Will be very happy to get a scholarship To continue my work in doctorat PhD in chemistry

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