The Great Gatsby

About the Scholarship

CKSF's The Great Gatsby Scholarship provides people, of all ages, a chance to win a scholarship by taking several online quizzes based off of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.


All who reside in the U.S.  


1 - $250 scholarship to the highest scoring participant

How it Works

Participants must register with CKSF to take the scholarship quizzes. The Challenge Round is split up into 3 quizzes, each with 3 chapters, for a total of 9 chapters. 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 a $250 scholarship. 

Quiz Dates

Quiz 1 (Chapters 1-3): 7/14/2013 - 8/4/2013
Quiz 2 (Chapters 4-6): 7/21/2013 - 8/4/2013
Quiz 3 (Chapters 7-9): 7/28/2013 - 8/4/2013

Championship Round: 8/7/2013 - 8/9/2013

Quiz Details

To participate, you must register with the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation at 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