Essay Contests / Scholarships Gr. 9-11

2017-2018 School Year:     

  • We the Students Essay Contest ~ DEADLINE February 5, 2018
    • Essay content should discuss what role the government should play in monitoring internet content.
    • National contest awarding $20,000+ in scholarship and prizes to the winning essayists.
    • Click here for more information
  • Future Innovators of Indiana – Innovate WithIN Competition ~ DEADLINE FEBRUARY 5, 2018
    • Ball State University, in conjunction with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) is hosting a one-of-a-kind pitch competition open to all high school students in the state of Indiana. This competition will serve high school innovators who have an idea for a business, product, service, technology component, or other venture that helps identify Indiana as THE place to start and grow a business or other venture that helps drive the state forward and sustain economic success.           
    • More Information:                                                                                                  
  • High School Poster / Visual Arts Contests ~ DEADLINE APRIL 1, 2018
  • YSA – Youth Changing the World Grants
  • 2018 Profile in Courage Essay Contest ~ DEADLINE:  JANUARY 4, 2018
    • Contest Topic:   Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK’s birth
    • Special Awards:  $100-$10,000 and/or an expense-paid trip to Boston and receive recognition at the John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    • For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest