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2017-2018 CONTESTS FOR STUDENTS

  1. PURDUE UNIVERSITY ONLINE ART COMPETITION. ALL MEDIA ARE ELIGIBLE, 2D, 3D, AND DIGITAL. UP TO 4 WORKS PER STUDENT MAY BE SUBMITTED. WIN CASH PRIZES!

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 3, 2017

https://cla.purdue.edu/rueffgalleries/HIGHSCHOOL/index.html



  1. NEW YORK TIMES THIRD ANNUAL STUDENT REVIEW CONTEST. WRITE A REVIEW ABOUT FASHION, DESIGN, ART, ETC.

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 14, 2017

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/12/learning/our-third-annual-student-review-contest.html?rref=collection%2Fspotlightcollection%2Flearning-contests&action=click&contentCollection=learning®ion=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection



  1. SPACE FOUNDATION STUDENT ART CONTEST. THEME: “MY SPACE CITY VISION.” WIN AN ART KIT. WINNING ARTWORK WILL BE DISPLAYED AT THE 34TH ANNUAL SPACE SYMPOSIUM AND VIEWED BY SPACE PROFESSIONALS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. ARTWORK MUST BE SUBMITTED BY YOUR TEACHER; PLEASE EMAIL THE FILE IN EITHER .JPG OR .PNG FORMAT. AND SPECIFY THAT THE ENTRY IS FOR THIS PARTICULAR CONTEST.

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 17, 2017

https://art.spacefoundation.org/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIxpmy-6LS1gIVj4F-Ch3ybAzgEAAYASAAEgIcyPD_BwE





  1. DREXEL UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST. SUBMIT UP TO 3 IMAGES. THERE IS A $10 ENTRY FEE. WIN UP TO $500!

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 20, 2017

file:///C:/Users/asherman0/Downloads/2017%20hs%20contest%20mailer%20(1).pdf



  1. KENYON REVIEW. 15TH ANNUAL PATRICIA GRODD POETRY PRIZE. SUBMIT ONE UNPUBLISHED POEM (10TH AND 11TH GRADERS ONLY). WINNER RECEIVES A FULL SCHOLARSHIP TO THE 2018 KENYON REVIEW YOUNG WRITERS WORKSHOP IN GAMBIER, OHIO, NEXT SUMMER.

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2017

https://www.kenyonreview.org/contests/patricia-grodd/



  1. NSCDA CONGRESSIONAL SEMINAR ESSAY CONTEST. “Why did the authors of the United States Constitution give Presidents the power to issue Executive Orders? How did Congress and the Judicial Branch limit these orders?” ESSAYS SHOULD BE 750 WORDS OR LESS EXCLUDING TOPIC, TITLE, AND SOURCES. WIN A ONE WEEK TRIP TO WASHINGTON D.C. (JUNE 23-29 2018) WHERE YOU WILL TOUR AND MEET MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2017

http://nscda.org/student-resources/congressional-essay-contest/



  1. ROOTS OF LIBERTY NATIONAL ESSAY CONTEST. WRITE AN ESSAY THAT ADDRESSES IF THE CONSTITUTION HAS SUCCEEDED IN PRESERVING THE INTERESTS OF THOSE OUTSIDE THE MAJORITY. READ THE GUIDELINES. WIN UP TO $5,000 AND A TRIP TO WASHINGTON D.C.!

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2017

http://rootsofliberty.org/contest-active-3/



  1. NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM. WRITE AN ESSAY OF 1,000 WORDS OR LESS ABOUT WHAT THE UNITED STATES’ ROLE SHOULD BE AS THE ARSENAL OF DEMOCRACY TODAY. WIN UP TO $1,000!

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 29, 2017

https://www.nationalww2museum.org/students-teachers/school-programs/essay-contest/high-school



  1. NRA CIVIL RIGHT DEFENSE FUND YOUTH ESSAY CONTST. WHAT DOES THE SECOND AMENDMENT MEAN TO YOU? ESSAYS SHOULD BE ABOUT 1,000 WORDS. WIN UP TO $1,000!

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2017

https://www.nradefensefund.org/contests-scholarships.aspx



  1. JFK PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST. WRITE A 700-1,000 WORD ESSAY ON THE FOLLOWING TOPIC: Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level. WIN UP TO $10,000!

DEADLINE: JANUARY 4, 2018

https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/Eligibility-and-Requirements.aspx



  1. TEENS DREAM VIDEO COMPETITION. CREATE A 2 MINUTE VIDEO AS IT RELATES TO ONE OF THE UNITED NATIONS’ SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. WIN UP TO $500 AND A TRIP TO WASHINGTON D.C.!

DEADLINE: JANUARY 5, 2018

http://www.teensdreamcolab.org/





  1. NATIONAL MARINES SANCTUARY. CORDELL BANK. CREATE A FILM OF 5 MINUTES OR LESS IN LENGTH ON ONE OF THE OCEAN-REALTED TOPICS (SEE GUIDELINES). WIN UP TO $500!

DEADLINE: JANUARY 8, 2018

http://oceanfilmfest.org/student-film-competition/



  1. JAPAN CENTER ESSAY COMPETITION. WRITE AN ESSAY DISCUSSING ONE OR MORE ASPECTS OF JAPAN INCLUDING ART, CULTURE, TRADITION, VALUES, PHILOSOPHY, HISTORY, SOCIETY, POLITICS, BUSINESS, AND TECHNOLOGY IN RELATION TO THEIR PERSONAL EXPERIENCES, VIEWS, AND/OR FUTURE GOALS. WIN UP TO $3,000 AND A CANON CAMERA!

DEADLINE: JANUARY 8, 2018

http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/japan/_pdf/Announcement%202017-2018.pdf



  1. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. LETTERS ABOUT LITERATURE. WRITE A LETTER TO AN AUTHOR-LIVING OR DEAD-EXPLAINING HOW HIS OR HER WORK CHANGED YOUR VIEW OF YOURSELF OR YOUR WORLD. WIN UP TO $1,000! BE SURE TO ATTACH THE ENTRY COUPON TO YOUR SUBMISSION.

DEADLINE: JANUARY 8, 2018

http://read.gov/letters



  1. WORLD OF 7 BILLION STUDENT VIDEO CONTEST. CREATE A 60 SECOND VIDEO THAT HIGHLIGHTS ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGES: ADVANCING WOMEN AND GIRLS, FEEDING 10 BILLION, OR PREVENTING POLLUTION. WIN UP TO $1,000!

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 22, 2018

https://www.worldof7billion.org/student-video-contest/



  1. GILDA LEHRMAN INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN HISTORY CIVIL WAR ESSAY/FILM CONTEST. ESSAYS SHOULD BE BETWEEN 1500-1800 WORDS, THE USE OF PRIMARY SOURCES IS REQUIRED. FILMS SHOULD BE BETWEEN 5-7 MINUTES. PLEASE READ THE GUIDELINES CAREFULLY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ESSAY PROMPTS AND RULES. WIN UP TO $1,000!

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 26, 2018

https://www.gilderlehrman.org/sites/default/files/inline-pdfs/2017-18_civil_war_essay_contest_packet.pdf




  1. SEJONG WRITING COMPETITION. WRITE ONE SIJO IN ENGLISH ON THE TOPIC OF YOUR CHOICE (SEE GUIDELINES FOR WRITING SIJO), OR WRITE AN ESSAY ON THE FOLLOWING TOPIC: Although it was written in 1994, Yi Mun-yol’s An Appointment with His Brother is still highly relevant today, particularly with North Korea’s almost continuous presence in international news headlines. What does the novella show you about North Korea, its culture, and its people that is different from what you imagined from the media coverage of North Korea? What does it tell you about the complex issue of reunification and the potential problems it raises for both North and South? Given what you learn from reading the novella, how would you describe its underlying central theme? Use examples from the text and from the media to illustrate your points. WIN UP TO $500!

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2018

http://www.sejongculturalsociety.org/writing/current/sijo.php



  1. KAPLUN FOUNDATION ESSAY CONTEST. WRITE AN ESSAY ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST: WHAT CAN YOU DO SO WE NEVER FORGET AND WHAT STEPS CAN YOU TAKE SO IT NEVER HAPPENS AGAIN? ESSAYS MUST BE BETWEEN 250-1,500 WORDS. WIN UP TO $1,800!

DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2018

http://www.kaplunfoundation.org/upload/essay.html





  1. AMERICAN FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATION. WHY PEACEBUILDING AND DIPLOMACY MATTER.WIN UP TO $2,500 AND A TRIP TO WASHINGTON D.C.

DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2017

http://www.afsa.org/essay-contest



  1. CASE FOR CARING ESSAY CONTEST. WRITE A 300-500 WORD ESSAY ON THE FOLLOWING TOPIC: Numerous challenges exist in countries like Mali, where many people live in extreme poverty – poor nutrition and health, food insecurity, lack of sanitation and clean water, violence and instability, low literacy rates, inadequate infrastructure, and more. Why should education be a priority given all of the competing needs in a country like Mali? WIN UP TO $250! SUBMISSION PERIOD BEGINS JANUARY 1.

DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2018

http://www.malirisingfdn.org/essay



  1. YOUNG AMERICAN CREATIVE PATRIOTIC ART AWARDS. PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING THEIR ENTRIES TO A LOCAL VFW AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN BY THIS DATE. WIN UP TO A $10,000 SCHOLARSHIP!

DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2017

https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest/



  1. BOW SEAT OCEAN AWARENESS STUDENT CONTEST. SUBMIT ART, POETRY, PROSE, FILM, OR MUSIC THAT RELATES TO CLIMATE CHANGE (SEE THE GUIDELINES). WIN UP TO $1,500!

DEADLINE: JUNE 18, 2018

http://www.fromthebowseat.org/contest.php


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