Common Knowledge Scholarship are open apply now. The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF) awards scholarships through the use of Internet-based quiz competitions. The nursing scholarship requires interested students to register with Common Knowledge Scholarship CKSF and take two multiple-choice quizzes on the nursing curriculum. The highest scoring student on both quizzes wins the Common Knowledge Scholarship. The FBI Common Knowledge Challenge is available to current students attending a community college, college or university, or graduate school. The intent of the scholarship is to assist the student in understanding what it means to work for the FBI as an agency and as a career path. Students who register for the scholarship competition will be e-mailed a list of FBI Web site links from which questions will be derived. The student will answer the questions and receive a score. At the end of each round, the highest scoring student will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Additional Information of Common Knowledge Scholarship

Complete rules and regulations are found on the sponsor’s Web site.

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Common Knowledge Scholarship Eligibility

Anyone over the age of 14 living in the United States.


  • $250 scholarship

How it Works

*Participants must register with CKSF to take the scholarship quizzes.

  • There are Four quizzes, one each month,  leading up to a Championship Round.
  • The top 25% are advanced to the Championship Round at te end of May.

Quiz Dates cksf scholarship competition

  • Quiz 1:  2/1/2019 – 5/25/2019
  • Quiz 2: 2/1/2019 – 5/25/2019
  • Quiz 3:  3/1/2019 – 5/25/2019
  • Quiz 4:  4/1/2019 – 5/25/2019

National Championship Round: 5/26/2019 –  5/30/2019 – Common Knowledge

cksf scholarship competition 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.
  • The scholarship is awarded to the top scoring student at the end of the State Championship Round
  • Results are available immediately to each participant and the overall ranking is available within three hours under the “Results” tab at
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