About the Scholarship
This scholarship is based on recycling practices of Waste Management Inc., which is the largest environmental solutions provider (AKA trash collector) in North America .
All quiz questions are formed from information found at the Waste Management website.
All high school students, college students, and parents in the United States.
1st place - $250 scholarship
How it Works
Participants must register with CKSF to take the scholarship quizzes. There are two quizzes in the Challenge Round. Scores from each quiz are added together for each participant and the top 25% of scorers will be advanced to the Championship Round. The highest scoring student from the Championship Round will receive the scholarship.
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Quiz 1 of 2: (3/16/2014 - 4/20/2014)
Quiz 2 of 2: (3/30/2014 - 4/20/2014)
Top 25% of scorers advance to the Championship
Championship Round: 04/22/2014 - 04/24/2014
To participate, you must register with the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation at www.cksf.org. For all CKSF scholarship quizzes, 500 points are awarded for each correct answer and one point is deducted for each second taken to complete a question. Results are available immediately to each participant and the overall ranking is available within three hours under the "Results" tab at www.cksf.org.