Gold-Backed Scholarship Returns for Seventh Year; Blue-Ribbon Judges Panel Announced

Charlotte, North Carolina (June 7, 2022) – For the seventh straight yr, a nationwide precious-metals seller has teamed up with a sound cash coverage group to assist college students pay for the ever-increasing prices of faculty.

Cash Metals Trade has teamed up with the Sound Cash Protection League to supply the Sound Cash Scholarship — the primary gold-backed scholarship of the trendy period. Beginning in 2016, these organizations have put aside 100 ounces of bodily gold (presently value greater than $180,000) to reward excellent college students who show a radical understanding of economics, financial coverage, and sound cash.

The Sound Cash Scholarship is open to highschool seniors, undergraduate, and graduate college students with an curiosity in economics, particularly the free-market custom. Candidates should not have to be economics majors to be eligible to obtain this scholarship.

Cash Metals Trade and the Sound Cash Protection League additionally introduced this yr’s blue-ribbon panel of judges:

Eric Brakey served two phrases within the Maine Senate (2014-2018), passing Constitutional Carry, Proper to Attempt, and pro-market reforms for medical hashish. In 2012, Eric was the state director for the Ron Paul presidential marketing campaign and led the Protection of Liberty PAC in Maine. Eric ran for U.S. Senate in 2018 because the Maine Republican nominee, and was nominated by legislative Republicans in 2020 for Maine Secretary of State. In recent times, Eric has labored with Younger People for Liberty to elect liberty candidates to state legislatures and is now working to reclaim his former seat within the Maine Senate.

Keith Weiner is the founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Financial Metals, an funding agency that’s unlocking the productiveness of gold. Keith is an economist who’s a number one authority within the areas of gold, cash, and credit score and has made necessary contributions to financial concept. He’s additionally a serial entrepreneur who focuses on companies that remedy laborious issues.

Peter St. Onge is an economist on the Heritage Basis, a fellow on the Mises Institute, and a contributor at Zerohedge. He holds a PhD in economics from George Mason College, is a former professor at Taiwan’s Feng Chia College, and earlier than academia was a advertising and marketing govt at two Fortune 500 firms.

Tho Bishop is the Affiliate Editor for the Mises Institute, and creator of the animated collection “What Has Authorities Accomplished To Our Cash?” He beforehand served as Deputy Communications Director for the Home Monetary Companies Committee.

In prior years, the Sound Cash Scholarship has acquired entries from college students attending greater than 150 completely different colleges in additional than 40 states, Puerto Rico, Washington D.C., six nations, and three continents.

The deadline to submit functions is October 31, 2022.

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