CK Scholarship

About the Scholarship


The CK Scholarship is a monthly scholarship competition that is open to everyone. Participants are quizzed on basic common knowledge facts and each month the high scorers advance to the Championship Round where the winner is awarded a $250 scholarship.

Eligibility


All U.S. high school students, and college students

Award(s)


$250 scholarship each month

How it Works


Participants must register with CKSF to take the scholarship quizzes. There are two quizzes in the Challenge Round. Score from each quiz are added together for each participant and the top 25% of scorers will be advanced to the Championship Round. The highest scorings student from the Championship Round will receive a $250 scholarship. 

Quiz Dates


CK Scholarship - September
Quiz 1: 09/02/ 2012 - 09/30/2012
Quiz 2: 09/16/2012 - 09/30/2012
Championship Round: 10/03/2012 - 10/05/2012

CK Scholarship - February 
Quiz 1: 01/27/2013 - 02/24/2013
Quiz 2: 02/10/2013 - 02/24/2013
Championship Round: 02/27/2013 - 03/01/2013

CK Scholarship - October
Quiz 1: 09/30/2012 - 10/28/2012
Quiz 2: 10/14/2012 - 10/28/2012
Championship Round: 10/31/2012 - 11/02/2012

CK Scholarship - March
Quiz 1: 02/24/2013 - 03/17/2013
Quiz 2:  03/10/2013 - 03/17/2013
Championship Round: 03/20/2013 - 03/22/2013

CK Scholarship - November
Quiz 1: 10/28/2012 - 11/25/2012
Quiz 2: 11/11/2012 - 11/25/2012
Championship Round: 11/28/2012 - 11/30/2012 

CK Scholarship - April
Quiz 1: 03/31/2013 - 04/28/2013
Quiz 2: 04/14/2013 - 04/28/2013
Championship Round: 05/01/2013 - 05/03/2013

CK Scholarship - December
Quiz 1: 11/25/2012 - 12/16/2012
Quiz 2: 12/09/2012 - 12/16/2012
Championship Round: 12/19/2012 - 12/21/2012

CK Scholarship - May
Quiz 1: 04/28/2013 - 05/26/2013
Quiz 2: 05/12/2013 - 05/26/2013
Championship Round: 05/29/2013 - 05/31/2013

CK Scholarship - January 
Quiz 1: 12/30/2012 - 01/27/2013
Quiz 2: 01/13/2013 - 01/27/2013
Championship Round: 01/30/2013 - 02/01/2013 

CK Scholarship - June
Quiz 1: 05/26/2013 - 06/23/2013 
Quiz 2: 06/09/2013 - 06/23/2013
Championship Round: 06/26/2013 - 06/28/2013

Quiz Details


To participate, you must register with the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation at www.cksf.org. For all CKSF scholarship quizzes, 500 points are awarded 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.