A lot of these Essay Contests don't start until the fall but it doesn't mean the kids can't start working on them now to have the ready to start in the fall.Â Be sure to check the dates on the links and if you are finding this information helpful including all of the scholarship opportunities I have been writing about you may want to save them in a word file as I am eventually going to move everything so if you want to make sure you have the information you should save it somewhere.Â I will post where I move them to but for your convenience I would save them.
At least one of these is for those who are in college already. I am only giving really baic information here and of course the links where you can get more information and the specifics on the rules etc.
Ayn Rand Novels Essay Writing Contest
This site has several different books listed and the entrants will need to choose one of three topics to write about for the chosen book. The rules vary a bit between books and so do the dollar amounts for the prizes so read each one carefully before participating.
Elie Wiesel Foundation
This is a writing competition for those who are already in college at the Junior and Senior Levels. First prize is $5000, there are 5 prizes in total the lowest being $500.00.
For more information:
JASNA or The Jane Austen Society
Write an essay about characters in Jane Austinâ€™s books with the theme of Sex, money, and power.
This contest is opened to high school students and college Students. Three winners top prize is a $1000 scholarship.