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Money Metals Exchange Teams Up with Sound Money Defense League to Provide Gold Scholarship to Deserving Students


A national precious metals dealer is teaming up with a sound money
policy group to help students pay for the ever-increasing costs of

Metals Exchange
, recently ranked "Best in the USA," has joined with
the Sound
Money Defense League
to offer the first gold-backed scholarship of
the modern era. Starting in 2016, these groups set aside 100 ounces of
physical gold currently worth $123,000 to reward outstanding students
who display a thorough understanding of economics, monetary policy, and
sound money.

The scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate, and
graduate students with an interest in economics, specifically the
tradition of the Austrian school. Applicants do not have to be economics
majors to be eligible to receive this scholarship.

and the Sound Money Defense League also announced this year's
blue-ribbon panel of judges:

Dr. Walter Block: Walter Block is the Harold E. Wirth Endowed Chair and
Professor of Economics, Loyola University New Orleans, and senior fellow
at the Mises Institute. He earned his PhD in economics at Columbia
University in 1972.

Dr. William Luther: William Luther is an Assistant Professor of
Economics at Kenyon College, and director of the American Institute for
Economic Research's Sound Money Project.

Cliff Maloney: Cliff Maloney is the National President of Young
Americans for Liberty, a freedom advocacy organization with over 900
chapters on American college campuses.

Dr. Jonathan Newman: Jonathan Newman is an Assistant Professor of
Economics and Finance at Bryan College in Dayton, TN. He is a Mises
Fellow and earned his PhD from Auburn University.

The Money Metals Exchange & Sound Money Defense League Scholarship has
received entries from applicants representing more than 140 different
schools, 39 states, four countries, and two continents.

The deadline to submit applications is September 30, 2018.

For more information, please visit
or email

Sound Money Defense League is a public policy group working
nationally to bring back gold and silver as America's constitutional

Money Metals Exchange, a national precious metals company recently
named "Best in the USA" by an independent global ratings group, serves
nearly 100,000 customers and sells more than $100 million in physical
gold, silver, platinum, and palladium each year.

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