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Path Of Totality Solar Eclipse Scholarship Award (ID 3128)

Scholarship Description

Start Date:
1st prize of $750
2nd prize of $500
A total solar eclipse will occur on August 21st, 2017, Monday, that will be visible in a narrow strip across the United States. A solar eclipse takes place when the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, totally or partially obscuring the image of Sun for a viewer on Earth. The map on this website shows events where you can safely watch the eclipse. Not all of the events will be inside the path of totality! With 300 million people an easy drive from the path of totality, you will want to pick a spot early.

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Min GPA:
The students who are studying in astronomy and space science are eligible.
All the students around the world can apply for this scholarship.
Minimum GPA 2.5 on the scale of 4.0
Special Criteria:
Applying for this scholarship award is simple. You have to write an essay of 500-600 words by giving answers for the following questions:

Have you seen the Total Solar Eclipse on 21st August 2017? Why and how the solar eclipse occurs?
Why the Solar Eclipse rays are harmful?
Pros and Cons of Solar Eclipse?