Do you have a love for the written word? We get it. What we also know is that there are many great college scholarships out there that are perfect for those with a knack for writing. We’ve rounded up a few we think you’ll love!
Great Essay Scholarships
If writing is your thing, then applying for scholarships may actually be fun! While there are loads of unusual college scholarships out there, for the most part, the majority of scholarships still involve an essay. Here’s 5 college scholarships that might be your way of making any school the most affordable college!
The Ronald Reagan Essay Contest Any Minnesota students out there? Whether you attend a public or private high school or are a homeschooled student, this essay is for you! Each year, you will have a different question to answer in no more than 1200 words. Yes, that is double-spaced. The first place winner snags $5,000 bucks. There are 3 places and 3 runner-up awards.
The American Justice Essay Scholarship – Sharpen those writing skills! Washington state seniors have a chance to win from $1,000 – $3,000 dollars for college. Students with an interest in the civil justice system will enjoy this one! Simply answer the essay question that deals with the American justice system in 1,500 words or less for a chance to win!
FRA Americanism Essay Contest – Each summer, the FRA releases a new theme. Anyone from grades 7-12 can enter! There are three awards available for each grade and, yes, this does include those who are homeschooled. First place is a $5,000 savings bond.
The Fountainhead Essay Contest – Ready for a challenge? Grab a copy of the Ayn Rand novel that fits your grade level. Select an essay question to answer—there’s three to choose from. You’ll be competing with other contestants from around the world so make sure you’ve proofread. A lot. Netting first prize would make you $10,000 richer!
The Good News
Don’t think it ends here. We’ve got all sorts of tips to help you turn in a scholarship application that shines! Wouldn’t you like free money for college? Winning the right college scholarship can make any school the most affordable college.
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