American Foreign Service Association
$2,500 annually, non-renewable, a trip to Washington DC with his/her parents and "Semester at Sea" full-tuition once accepted at an accredited college. The winners' school will receive 10 copies of "Inside a US Embassy". The runner-up will receive a $1,250 cash prize and a full scholarship to participate in the International Diplomacy Program of the National Student Leadership Conference, held in Washington, D.C.
Two awards offered annually.
Students whose parents are members of the foreign service, children of AFSA Staff, Booz Allen and Hamilton and/or Semester at Sea are not eligible. Essays will be judged on quality of research, quality of analysis, and style and mechanics.
This is an essay contest. Registration forms are available on the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) website. The student must submit an essay of 1,000 to 1,250 words on the current year' ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.