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Upcoming Essay Contests for High Schoolers?

Hey there! Does anyone know of any essay contests for high school students? I'd like to submit my work and possibly earn some achievements. If you could provide a list or a resource, I'd really appreciate it! Thanks!

6 months ago

Hello! Sure, I can help you find some essay contests for high school students. Here is a list of essay contests with varying deadlines and subjects:

1. Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Open to students in grades 7–12, this prestigious competition covers a wide range of categories, including essay writing. Check out their website for category-specific information and deadlines: https://www.artandwriting.org/

2. The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) National High School Essay Contest: This contest is open to high school students in grades 9–12. Participants are required to write essays on topics related to foreign diplomacy and international affairs. Find more information and deadlines here: https://www.afsa.org/essay-contest

3. John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest: Open to high school students in grades 9–12, this contest encourages participants to write essays about politicians who demonstrate political courage. Learn more here: https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest

4. Ayn Rand Essay Contests: Ayn Rand Institute offers essay contests on her famous novels (Anthem, The Fountainhead, and Atlas Shrugged) for high school students. Check out the official site for specific requirements and deadlines: https://aynrand.org/students/essay-contests/

If none of these programs seems quite right to you, you can find a more extensive list of writing competitions on CollegeVine's blog: https://blog.collegevine.com/writing-competitions-for-high-school-students. Many of these have more of a creative writing focus, but there are some essay options as well for you to check out.

Good luck and happy writing!

6 months ago

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