“It starts with an application that they send in,” Centanni said. “Then on a Saturday, the top applicants come to the library where the are given a prompt and had two hours to write a blind essay.”
A blind essay is where all students write an essay in the same font and don’t put their name on it. An evaluator, who is not on the committee, labels the essay with a number so the judges have a non-biased grade on each paper. Then, the finalists of the blind essay are required to read their essay in front of the committee and the final decision is made.
The Blind Side Essay - Research Papers - 690 Words
The concept of a Black Point Fund originated with the Stent Family, and 12 years ago was changed in name to The Cahill Black Point Education Fund. The goal of our Fund has always been threefold: (a) to build an endowment that will last in perpetuity; (b) to grant awards to at least two individuals who will be or are attending a post-secondary educational institution (undergraduate); and (c) to base the award on a blind essay about the significance of Black Point in the applicant’s life. Applicants must be members of the Association or their direct descendants. Those rules are outlined below and will be used by CFECT.