Niche College Scholarship

Daniel G Calugar Foundation Merit Scholarship Program

June 30, 2024
Awards Available: 10

Scholarship Description

The Daniel G. Calugar Foundation offers the Academic Achievement Scholarship to ten exceptional freshmen entering college in the coming fall. Each recipient will receive $10,000 to be applied towards college tuition. This scholarship seeks to honor students who demonstrate academic excellence, strong motivation, and clear career objectives, along with a deep understanding of current economic issues.

Scholarship Details

  • Offers $10,000 each to ten incoming college freshmen
  • Award to be applied to college tuition
  • Designed to recognize academic excellence and clear career goals

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be a US Citizen
  • Minimum SAT score of 1500 required
  • Must be accepted for admission to a US college or university for fall

Application Process

  1. Email application
  2. Include a 2000-word limit account of your career objectives and goals
  3. Respond to the economic prompt provided, also within a 2000-word limit
  4. Submit a copy of your SAT exam score with the application

Furthermore, the email should incorporate a response, also under 2000 words, to the following prompt:

"From 1950 to 2007, the annual average ratio of federal debt to GDP was 45%, and that ratio was 45% in 2007 as well. In March of 2023, the US federal debt was 119% of GDP. Is the current level of US federal debt to GDP, and the trend for that ratio to increase from 2007 forward, a problem that needs to be addressed? If so, how would you recommend that it be addressed? If the current ratio and the trend over the past 15 years is not a problem, what level would you consider problematic and why?" Scholarship Search