Monthly Scholarship Contest
Enter the essay contest for $100
Past Scholarship Winners
Jessica R United States
Essay: Describe how a literary character has inspired you to embody leadership.
Mercedes B United States
Essay: Describe a volunteer opportunity that you have participated in, as well as how it has impacted you as a student.
Gabrielle R United States
Essay: If you could spend one day with any American First Lady, who would you select and why?
Serena B United States
Essay: What role do you typically play in group projects, and how do you think this impacts your education?
Kathleen B United States
Essay: Describe your favorite childhood memory of school, and discuss how it has shaped you into the student you are today.
Catalina M United States
Essay: Describe one piece of advice you would give your 9th grade self. Why did you choose it?
Elizabeth T Canada
Essay: Pick a professor from a film or TV show, and discuss how he or she helped to shape your views on education.
Micah C United States
Essay: Imagine your name is an acronym. What does it stand for, and how does it symbolize your academic strengths?
Katherine K United States
Essay: What are two inventions that you foresee existing in the year 2025? How do they influence society?
Ananya T United States
Essay: If you had the authority to change your school community, what specific and positive changes would you make?
Pa'tyanna L United States
Essay: Describe your most ambitious academic goal for 2017, as well as how you plan to achieve it.
Claire R United States
Essay: Describe how another student influenced your education, as well as how that experience helped you grow.
Lilianne T Canada
Essay: If you could study abroad in any city, which would you choose and why?
Yasmin D United States
Essay: Discuss one of your passions (either academic or extracurricular), and explain how you plan to further pursue it in college or graduate school.
Hitomi A United States
Essay: What are your goals for this school year? What strategies or techniques will you use to achieve them?
Sydney S United States
Essay: If you could time travel to your very first day of school, what is one piece of advice that you would give your younger self?
Faria A United States
Essay: If you could have dinner with one historical figure, who would it be? What three questions would you ask, and why?
Aijalon P United States
Essay: What has high school taught you—outside of academics—that you will carry with you to college?
Noah H United States
Essay: Describe an academic trick or technique that has helped you succeed.
Melissa D United States
Essay: If you could redesign the college application process, what would you change and why?
London D United States
Essay: Describe a time you helped another student succeed and what you learned from the experience.
Karthik V United States
Essay: Which class has challenged you most in school, and what have you learned from this challenge?
Abigail W Indonesia
Essay: What is your top New Year's Resolution for school in 2016?
philip p United States
Essay: What piece of technology has most impacted your life as a student? How has it done so?
Ben M United States
Essay: Describe an out-of-school experience that has helped you inside the classroom.
Lauren C United States
Essay: Name a personality trait that has helped you succeed in school, and describe its impact.
Melissa Z United States
Essay: What is the best back-to-school advice you ever received? Why do you think this advice is important?
Logan R United States
Essay: What is your ideal school schedule: year-round or traditional? Why?
Scott H United States
Essay: Describe one lesson you have learned from an extracurricular activity. How will it help you succeed in college?
Marilu D United States
Essay: Imagine your school could only fund the visual arts, the performing arts, or athletics. Argue which field should be supported.
Shumeng Y United States
Essay: Think of an academic experience where things did not go as planned. How did you recover and what did you learn?
Rachel K United States
Essay: Who is your biggest academic influence and why?
Christian P United States
Essay: What is the most valuable study method you learned in high school? Describe how it will help you in college.
Meghan M US
Essay: Think of a teacher who has had a positive impact on your education. How did he or she make this impact?
Anika N US
Essay: Describe an experience that led you to choose your current/intended college major.
Nicholas R US
Essay: Describe a time when you exemplified strong leadership skills in school.
Katherine C US
Essay: Discuss an accomplishment that has helped prepare you for college.
For $100 Scholarship