Money Metals Exchange and the Sound Money Defense League will be awarding this scholarship to two incoming or current undergraduate students and two graduate students each year.
Who is eligible to apply for the Money Metals Exchange & Sound Money Defense League Scholarship?
This scholarship will be open to high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students with an interest in economics. You DO NOT have to be an economics major to be eligible to receive this scholarship.
To apply for this scholarship, students should fill out the application form below, provide proof of current attendance at a high school, college, or university (by submitting, for example, a transcript) and upload their current resume and their essay. Essays should be roughly 1,000 words in length and should answer ONE of the following questions:
- How has the Federal Reserve System helped or hurt the American economy?
- Most economists, even those who support private property and free markets, think that money (or monetary services, or money and banking, etc.) is a special good that must be produced and controlled by the government. Do you agree or disagree, and why?
- How do you think the free market would handle money, if there were no government intervention of any kind?
- How could America best return to a gold or bi-metallic standard?
How much is the Money Metals Exchange & Sound Money Defense League Scholarship worth?
Judged Scholarship Award:
- Undergraduate Student First Place: $2,000
- Undergraduate Student Runner Up: $1,000
- Graduate Student First Place: $2,000
- Graduate Student Runner Up: $1,000
People’s Choice Award:
- First Place: $500
When is the Money Metals Exchange & Sound Money Defense League Scholarship application due?
The application, resume, and essay must be submitted by September 30, 2019.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Best of luck to all who apply!