Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Essay Contest

Application Information

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Amount Awarded

$300
awarded

Application Deadline

January 25
Friday

Awarded By

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum

Award Amount

For grades 5-6, prizes are awarded as follows: first place, $100; second place, $75; third place, $50. For grades 7-8, prizes are awarded as follows: first place, $150; second place, $100; third place, $75. For grades 9-10, prizes are awarded as follows: first place, $200; second place, $150; third place, $100. For grades 11-12, prizes are awarded as follows: first place, $300; second place, $200; third place, $125.

Recipients

12 prizes offered annually, 3 per grade-level category (grades 5-6, grades 7-8, grades 9-10, and grades 11-12).

Additional Information

Essays will be judged by educators and community leaders. Names are removed from essays during the judging process. The decision of the judges is final. Essays will be judged on originality, adherence to topic, and proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Winners will be contacted by phone or email, and a list of the winners will be posted on the Memorial website by late November. All winners will be recognized in January.

Deadline Info

Registration forms are available on the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum (OCNMM) website. To enter, the student must prepare an essay on the current year's topic for his/her grade level. Topi ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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