The National Society of Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all high school students in grades 9 through 12 who are interested in the American Revolution to participate in the Knight Essay Contest.
The Office of the Secretary of State’s 2017-18 Essay and Slogan Contest is accepting student entries. The contest helps students get engaged in the democratic process and demonstrate a commitment to active citizenship.
The Association for Women in Mathematics’ (AWM) annual essay contest is open to students in grades 6-12 and college undergraduates. The contest is designed to increase awareness of women’s ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences. The essays should be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical sciences career. Essays must be 500 to 1,000 [...]
The Office of the Secretary of State’s 2016-17 Essay and Slogan Contest is accepting student entries The contest helps students get engaged in the democratic process and demonstrate a commitment to active citizenship. The slogan contest is open to students in grades 6-8; the essay contest is for students in grades 9-12. Cash prizes will be awarded to students in [...]
The National WWII Museum’s National 2015 High School Essay Contest and 2015 Middle School Essay Contest is accepting submissions for essays. Students are asked to address the question, “How do you define a hero?” in their essays as the museum marks the 70th anniversary of the flag-raising on Mount Suribachi at Iwo Jima. Cash prizes will be awarded to the [...]
Students can express their feelings about a favorite work of literature and win cash prizes in the Letters About Literature (LAL) essay contest. LAL is a reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12, who are asked to read a book, poem or speech and write to the author (living or dead) about how the book affected them personally. [...]
The annual Secretary of State Essay and Slogan Contest, now in its 26th year, offers an opportunity for students to become engaged in the democratic process and demonstrate a commitment to active citizenship, as well as to earn recognition and valuable prizes. The essay contest is open to students in grades 9-12, and the slogan contest is for students in [...]
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has adopted the theme, “Kentucky Agriculture: Growing the Next Generation of Farmers,” for its 2015 Poster and Essay Contest. The contest is open to students in grades K-12. Students may submit either a poster, an essay or a digital image based on the contest theme. “Kentucky’s young people are our future farmers, consumers, and citizens,” [...]
Each year the National World War II Museum sponsors two essay contests for middle and high school students. Student participants are asked to reflect on an annual theme related to the WWII experience and to connect this to an aspect of their own lives. In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, this year’s essay prompt asks students to think [...]
To celebrate the 59th governor’s inauguration, First Lady Jane Beshear is sponsoring an essay contest for middle school students. The theme of the contest is “Kentucky Forward – I Can Help.” In 250 words or less, students are asked to describe what they can do to help move Kentucky toward a better and brighter future. Students in grades 6-8 are [...]