Azerbaijan Journal of Educational Studies

Examining the Roles of Endowment and Scholarship on Students’ Academic Integrity

Abdul-Rahman Balogun Muhammed-Shittu

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Published: April 24, 2020 - http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/edu.118

Volume: 691


Abstract

The curiosity in matters regarding students’ integrity at higher institutions in particular can be virtually traced back to the numerous reports and cases about academic misconducts world-wide. Thus, academic integrity has been exhaustively dealt with by numerous scientists and researchers. The previous studies have explored different perspectives of the concept. The present study contributes to the literature as the first study to examine the impact of endowment and scholarship on academic integrity. Participants were 107 Nigerian students at Al-Azhar university in Egypt. They completed the academic integrity survey invented by Don McCabe who was the founder of the concept to measure their conducts towards research and examine their attitude towards exams.

Keywords: Academic integrity, endowment, roles, scholarship, Nigerian students, Al-Azhar University, institutions of higher education.


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