In today’s arid economic climate, a growing number of families and high school graduates are question the value of higher education. Naturally, they are wondering whether an investment in college is bound to pay off.

Even if college means having to pay massive tuition fees, but also for room, board and study materials, experts tend to agree that getting a higher education is well worth it.

But what if we told you, you can forget about covering additional college expenses? Well you can do that by enrolling with an online degree program. Jump on board with college education online and you’ll be able to study from home and bypass having to pay for an apartment on campus.

Affordability is not the only thing the online university has going for it. College education online institutions today offer varied programs at any level. Those looking to become digital students can apply for an associate degree online or online masters degree.

Just check with your online university of choice to see their offer. If you don’t find the associate degree online or online masters degree you’re after, keep searching. You’ll probably find what you’re looking for at another online university.

We should make a side-note here. An associate degree online is the cheapest form of online degree program available. On top of being more affordable, it also takes only up to two years to complete, so students who graduate can be out on the job market sooner than students enrolled with a full 4-year program.

An online masters degree also takes two years to complete, but this is a graduate degree and to apply to such an online degree program you need to have completed a bachelor undergraduate program. Don’t confuse the two of them!

Anyway, the third advantage of enrolling with a college education online is that students are eligible to apply for scholarships.

Like this one below which is open for both undergrads and graduate students.

Offered by the Fraser Institute, this scholarship seeks to award scholarships for college to students who are enrolled with an offline/online university or are still in high school.

In order to apply, all you need to do is write an essay with the title “Increasing the minimum wage: good intentions, bad policy?

When writing the paper, please consider answering questions like: Should provincial governments increase the minimum wage?

The scholarship program is open for Canadian residents. The Faster Institute offers three scholarship awards. The first prize is worth $1,500, the second is $1,000 and the third is $500.

The deadline to submit your essay is June 01, 2018. Good luck!

https://www.fraserinstitute.org/education-programs/west/students/essay-contest

63 Thoughts on “Write a though-provoking essay and win a $1,500 scholarship for college”

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  • Hello,
    My name is Joel from Kenya. I am looking forward to getting your scholarship and help me study Bachelor in Community and sustainable development. I have volunteered in community awareness and mentorship activities besides my academic qualifications. I am willing to write an essay as guided. Please provide me with details on how to submit the essay.

  • Hello! My name is Kalsané yanyaka Kepler, Sir,yes I do not mind this scholarship offer.If you can offer them to me for free,because I do not have support to be able to continue my studies.I graduated in 2017 from the D series. I you please,sent me the tickets to have ,I would come to study at home.God bless you!

  • hi,
    my name is safina akram. and i am from Pakistan. i passes my matric education in 2018 from peshawar having 84 percent with A grade. so i want to continue my education in abroad on scholorship. please accept me and kindly give me reply, what is the process as soon as possible\’
    THANKYOU!
    WAITING for a positive reponse

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  • for 2 year I Graduated bachelor of Eletrical Engineering from Ethiopian DDUIOT University and I have not got the job yet. there is a racial&poltical upriseing in my country, to get the job must be a race of ruling party, member &supporter of ruling party in my country. I realy want to learn Mastrs but a poor boy I have not money please help me

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  • Hi,
    I am an undergraduate I would like to continue master degree too please help me in my studies, give me scholarship

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  • Hi
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