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Home Essay Contests Essay Scholarships offer students an opportunity to stand out based on their writing. You are evaluated by how you put your thoughts on paper and not on your GPA or community service. The essay competition represents an opportunity for creative students, those with good ideas and those capable of in depth research to stand out.
Cancer Survivor Scholarship - This program is no longer being offered. Deadlines varies by state The American Cancer Society has many local divisions that ask cancer survivors to write essays about their experiences.
Deadline is in early October AES Engineering offers scholarships to students to help them pay for their education. Students will be judged on their essay. Williams-Mystic Essay Contest in Honor of Joseph Conrad Deadline is in mid October Create an essay about the ocean or any major body of water fiction or nonfiction using to words and submit it for consideration.
The essay can be a great story or it can deal with the environment, political activism, history or nature. Do you have strong opinions about certain subjects? The Voice of Democracy Program is an audio essay contest for students in grades 9 through If you are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories you are eligible to participate.
You are required to submit an essay or video commenting on the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom in our country. Americanism Essay Contest Deadline is in early December The Fleet Reserve Association Essay Contest asks 7th through 12th grade students to write an essay up to words on a different topic every year.
All regional winners are judged at the national level and receive a certificate of recognition. Being an American Essay - This program is no longer being offered. Deadline is in mid December In words or less, you need to answer the question: How does the Constitution establish and maintain a culture of liberty?
To compete you need to answer three essay questions between and words each and obtain two non-family recommendations. Knight Essay Contest you must do research and write an essay that deals with: Profile in Courage Essay Contest Deadline is in early January Students are asked to write a Profile in Courage, an essay of no more than 1, words about an act of political courage by a U.
The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship Awards Deadline is in mid January In order to compete in the Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship Awards, students are asked to write a one-page essay indicating why they are interested in a career in government service.
Include in the essay any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. To be eligible you must the child of a union member or a union member. The essay must be at least words and no more than words and it must be submitted online.
They believe that questions about peace, justice, freedom, and security are vital to civic education. Over 1, students submit entries to the essay contest annually. Optimist International Essay Contest Deadline: You must enter the contest through your local Optimist Club each club has their own deadlines, however, all club contest are done by early February.
The Spirit of Anne Frank Award will go to a student who has exhibited some of the principles and ideals of Anne Frank. The competition is run by the National Academy of Engineering. Level 1 is for 7th through 9th graders, they get one essay. Level 2 - Is for 10th through 12th graders, they get another essay.
Society of Professional Journalists Freedom of the Press High School Essay Contest Deadline is in late February The Society of Professional Journalists believes that the American people need to understand and be informed about the issues in order to make decisions that impact their lives.
Journalists provide this information in an accurate, comprehensive, timely and understandable manner. Young Naturalist Awards Deadline is in early March The Young Naturalist Award is a research-based science competition for students in grades to promote participation and communication in science.
The student needs to plan and conduct a scientific investigation, one that will include observations, questions, predictions, trips into the field to gather data, and analysis. Students in grades are eligible to participate. The contest asks students to think about the important concepts of genetics.
Burack Writing Award Competition - This program is no longer being offered. Deadline is in mid March The Sylvia K.We The Students Essay Contest. Home / Engage / Student Programs & Events / We The Students Essay Contest.
More. We the Students Essay Contest Past Winners; Essay Writing Tips; Rules and Regulations; We the Students – FAQ; Check back on September . IMPORTANT: Please read these Official Rules before entering the Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest (the “Contest”), presented by Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC (“Sponsor”).
By entering the Contest, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules. On your cover sheet (separate from the rest of the essay) only include: your name, mailing address, telephone number, name of the college you attend, and your class status i.e., freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student and name of faculty advisor).
Essay Contest – Increasing the Minimum Wage: Good Intentions, Bad Policy? The idea of raising the minimum wage in Canada and in some jurisdictions in the United States is a contentious topic.
Proponents of a higher minimum wage tout that such increase will . William J. Schulz High School Essay Competition.
Closed for the year, please check back in Spring of The Freedom From Religion Foundation is proud to announce the 24 winners — including 10 major prizes — of the William Schulz High School Essay Contest for college-bound seniors.
Deadline: December 1, is the th anniversary of the birth of philosopher and educator Eugenio María de Hostos. As part of the Hostos celebrations happening throughout the year, we are pleased to announce the Hostos Student Essay Contest.