Foundation Offers Scholarship Money for Harry Potter Knowledge

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Parents given an opportunity to win scholarships for their kids.

Beginning December 11th, parents, high school and college students can turn their Harry Potter knowledge into cash for college. The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF),, has created a scholarship based on the movie “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” The $250 award may be used at any post secondary school.

Students and parents may register at the Foundation's website As with all CKSF contests, participants log on to the Internet and take a series of multiple-choice quizzes. The winner is determined by a combination of correct answers and time. Quiz questions are made up of both, obvious facts and small details from the movie. Results are updated regularly on the CKSF website so participants can see where they rank at all times. Participants do not have to wait to be notified if they have won as the ranking is automatically calculated and posted.

Registration is free and now open at for the Harry Potter scholarship. There are no essays, minimum grade point average or financial background requirements. "I have participated in many CKSF scholarships but this is the one I have been waiting for," said Sephora Rene, a sophomore at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale. "I think I can win this one."

“You do not have to be an A student to win this scholarship,” said Daryl Hulce, the Foundation president. “Life is about more than just grades and this scholarship gives everyone an equal chance to win.”

Known for creating unique scholarship opportunities that average students have a real chance at winning, the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation has now opened the Harry Potter contest to parents. Any parent that wins a CKSF scholarship may transfer the award to their children’s college bill or have the money held for a child not yet in college.

Developed and administered at Nova Southeastern University’s Fischler School of Education, the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation offers a wide variety of academic and general knowledge scholarship opportunities throughout the year. Some of the most popular contests are: FBI Common Knowledge Challenge, National Nursing Challenge, The Bible Common Knowledge Challenge and General Chemistry.


Daryl Hulce

Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation

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