"From Failure To Promise" Essay Contest

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

July 31

Awarded By

Dr. C Moorer & Associates, Inc.

Award Amount

The winning essay will receive a cash prize of $10,000 and will be published on the “From Failure to Promise” website. Three runner-up essays will receive $500 honorable mention awards. All awards are offered annually and are non-renewable.


Four awards offered annualy - one grand prize and three honorable mention awards.

Additional Information

Dr. C Moorer published his second ground-breaking work, "From Failure to Promise: 360 Degrees," as an inspirational autobiography in which Moorer (once an inner-city youth) shares his 15-year journey from college flunk-out to engineer and, ultimately, to university professor. Dr. C Moorer has humbly told his story to inspire and motivate youth to reach great promise. Many students face challenges and circumstances that cascade the reality of reaching his/her academic hopes and dreams. Finalists will be announced on September 1.

Deadline Info

This scholarship contest is currently on hold and hopes to resume providing awards in 2020. Please check back in early 2020 for additional information about this program. Applications are available o ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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