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Foundation offers scholarship money for Harry Potter knowledge

Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December 8, 2005 -- 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 Sorcererís 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."

More information:
• Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation

Published December 8, 2005

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