Answers: “How do you pay for college?” with Call for Submissions to its Third Annual Scholarship Fund

Students Have Until March 28th to Contribute on and Receive Scholarships of Up to $5,000

NEW YORK, January 24, 2011 –, the leading answer engine, announced today that, for the third straight year, it will make available a $20,000 Scholarship Fund for students planning to enroll in undergraduate college during the 2011-2012 academic year.

“The goal of is to engage with those who want to gain knowledge on a particular subject or topic,” said Bob Rosenschein, CEO of “We also encourage our users to take this pursuit of knowledge offline and to never stop looking for answers, no matter what the medium.”

The scholarship is open to students attending universities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and India. Applicants must answer a minimum of fifty questions in any of the 6,000-plus categories on to be eligible. The Scholarship Selection Committee, consisting of college presidents, registrars, financial aid officers and enrollment officers will award scholarships based on answer accuracy and overall quality. The Scholarship Fund, administered for by The Center for Scholarship Administration, will be awarded as follows: a first-place $5,000 scholarship, two $2,500 scholarships, and ten $1,000 scholarships.

Applications will be available on January 31, 2011. Candidates can submit online by March 28, 2011 or send a hard copy postmarked by the same date.

With more than 11 million questions answered, and more than 52 million unique visitors in the U.S. and nearly 87 million unique visitors worldwide (comScore, December 2010), continues to grow rapidly. Users visit with an automotive question every minute and a science question almost every 30 seconds.

Visit for further details on the scholarship program, qualifications, and the application submission process.

Answers Corporation (NASDAQ: ANSW) owns and operates, the leading Q&A site. is a community-generated social knowledge Q&A platform, leveraging wiki-based technologies. Through the contributions of its large and growing community, answers are improved and updated over time. The award-winning also includes content on millions of topics from over 250 licensed dictionaries and encyclopedias from leading publishers, including Houghton Mifflin, Barron’s and Encyclopedia Britannica. The site supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Tagalog (Filipino). (answ-g)

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