Scholarships: With Strings

According to Yale legend, a scholarship to that school awaits any son of an Indian maharajah who cannot afford his own elephant to carry him about the campus. Eccentrically conditioned scholarships, though deplored by colleges, open some novel opportunities at this time of year, when the only thing harder than getting into college is getting into college cost paid. Even at schools such as Harvard, where liberal-minded donors have piled up a sizable dollar pool that any needy student can dip into, restricted funds are still accepted and awarded on the theory...