Ask a Scholar: What social activities can I host in my community to combat homophobia?
November 5, 2019
Rosie from Virginia asked: “What social activities can I host in my community to combat homophobia?” HSBC Point Scholar Lucas Dickerson responded: To battle homophobia, it’s best to start small and with love. In my case, having an area full of homophobia has a dire lack of community for those who may feel […]
Ask a Scholar: Do you have any advice for someone applying for a Point scholarship for a second time?
November 2, 2016
Question: Hi! I applied last year and made it to the semi-finalist round. My test scores are very mediocre, but I have SO many other things going on to speak to my capabilities. Last year when I applied, it was my first year in my doctoral program. This year, my CV is super beefed up, […]
Ask a Scholar: Is it harder to be considered by Point if you haven’t attended college yet?
July 7, 2016
Question: I was looking through the previous Point Scholars and it seems to me that the majority of the students are already college level and have more real world experience than I do. Is it harder to be considered for Point as someone who hasn’t attended college yet? Point Scholar Grace Wickerson responds: Real world experience can […]