Taylor Randolph's Annual $1,000 Scholarship will provide financial assistance to the qualified individual whose essay best addresses the topic below.
This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled in fall 2020 in an accredited community college or university (undergraduate or graduate), earning credits toward a degree (associate, baccalaureate, or graduate).
This Year's Essay Topic
Should bankruptcy laws allow student loans to be dischargeable?
Format And Expected Standards
Please follow these guidelines:
A) The Essay must be 1,500 words or less.
B) Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: https://www.wordpress.com.
C) Include at least three "clickable" links to authoritative sources. At least one of these has to go to an article on Taylor Randolph's blog. We added some below to get you started. Feel free to use different posts from our blog archive as well.
Please note that the link to Taylor Randolph's must be "clickable," meaning that it is not enough to simply cite to the post. (Quick tip: In order to make a link clickable, highlight the entire link, click "Command + K" on your keyboard).
D) You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website and the blog post must be set to "public".
E) The work must be your own.
F) Essays submitted as GoogleDoc Files, private blog posts, etc. will not be considered.