National High School Essay Contest

Award Amount


Application Deadline

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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.


Two awards offered annually.

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.