Award amount minimum: $300, deadline date june 01 description the teenage vision for america essay contest is available to students who are currently enrolled in a public or private high school, junior high, middle school or home school you must submit an original essay, poem, photograph or photograph of your. Congratulations to the 2017 national 5th grade essay contest winners: 1st place – ayla richards from nc 2nd place – valeria santa ramirez from pr 3rd place – liv katelyn ball from id national 5th grade essay contest american mothers annually hosts a 5th grade student essay contest, “what my mother means to me. Announcing the 49th annual america & me essay contest for michigan 8th grade students now in its 49th year, the annual america & me essay contest encourages michigan eighth grade students to write about their american heroes , especially the people who have made a big difference in the students' personal lives. The idea of america essay contest is open to current high school juniors or home school students between the ages of 16 and 18 who are either us citizens or permanent residents you must submit an essay on the following question: describe totalitarianism by comparing the goals, methods, and results of fascism and. This is not a research paper, and the best essays will not be summaries of the past 75 years of american history or foreign policy your essay will be judged foremost for its originality, clarity of expression, and adherence to contest theme, as well as its historical accuracy, grammar, spelling, and punctuation museum staff. Laura bush to recognize six young writers during white house ceremony washington, dc (february 16, 2003)--the national endowment for the humanities (neh) today announced the winners of its inaugural idea of america essay contest as part of the endowment's new we the people initiative.
Editor's note: americans united recently concluded its annual essay contest for high school students nearly 500 entries were received the winner this year is lekha sunder, who will be a senior this fall at lamar high school in houston sunder received a scholarship prize of $1,500 ethan cantrell, a recent graduate of. Now in its 39th year, the national essay contest sponsored by the national society of the colonial dames of america generously provides scholarships for students from across the united states to attend the washington workshops congressional seminar in washington, dc 2017 essay topic: why was the division of. My journey home christina n meigs magnet school, nashville, tn sponsoring station: wnpt, nashville, tn we all are very lucky to live in this wonderful country, america people in other countries all around the world wish to live here and to enjoy the freedom we enjoy every day i feel fortunate that i was born in.
All illinois school students in the 7th and 8th grades and junior and senior high school are invited to participate in this contest all contestants must be a lawful permanent resident of the united states of america and a bona fide student in a junior or senior high school home schooled will be competing at their own. Congressional seminar essay contest for high school students this essay contest is a major project of the nscda held under the auspices of the washington workshops foundation, a private nonprofit educational program in american government for high school students winners receive full tuition, including seminar.
The being an american essay contest is open to high school students between the ages of 13 and 19 learn more. What civic value do you believe is most essential to being an american the bill of rights institute asked for an essay contest what followed were 31,595 responses, more than double the amount the institute received last year and about seven times the number it received when the contest started in 2006.