CalcuNation is a website dedicated to being the best resource for online calculators on the internet. Created to act as a math tool for both students and professionals, CalcuNation seeks the interaction of the user to create new calculators that help with everyday math problems. With calculators added regularly, CalcuNation strives to have the largest, and most helpful, library of online calculators on the web.
Type: Essay (500 word min)
Eligibility: High School and College Students active in school as of April, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000
How: Post your essay on an online blog. If you don't have access to a blog, free web blogs are available and easy to create. Look at sites like Wordpress, Blogger, Wix, etc.
Include: The essay should relate to how math is used in real life. Pick an online calculator from CalcuNation.com, add a link to it in your essay, and write about how you can use it in a real life situation.
Submit: When you are done with your blog post, email a link to your blog post, along with your name, school, and email address, to: scholarship (at) calcunation.com
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Judge Criteria: A winner will be chosen based on grammar, how well they relate their chosen math calculator to usage in real life, and how difficult it is to apply to real life scenarios.
Example: Writing about how using a mortgage calculator applies to buying a home is not as difficult to relate to as how a slope intercept calculator can be used to better understand how a person can be paid a base salary with a commission structure on top of the base.
Questions: For more information, or general questions, contact: jrichardson(at)selwynmarketing.com