National High School Essay Contest

Application Information

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Amount Awarded

$2500
awarded

Application Deadline

March 15
Thursday

Awarded By

American Foreign Service Association

Award Amount

$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.

Recipients

Two awards offered annually.

Additional Information

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.

Deadline Info

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.

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