Bill Of Rights Essay Contest
Read on to learn about eligibility, prizes, submissions deadlines, and more!
About: Hosted by the College Board in collaboration with the publication The Atlantic, the focus of this annual contest changes each year “to align with the introduction of a newly redesigned AP course and exam.” About: Hosted annually by the National Council of Teachers of English, these awards seek to “encourage high school students in their writing and to publicly recognize some of the best student writers.” Prizes: Students judged as having superior writing skills receive a certificate and a letter. In 2016, 533 high school juniors were nominated, and of them, 264 received Certificates for Superior Writing.
Local organizations host regional competitions and winners from these are sent on for national consideration.It invites students to write a letter to the author (living or dead) of a book, poem, or speech that has affected them personally. About: Princeton University hosts two contests for high school juniors.One is a poetry contest judged by members of the Princeton University Creative Writing faculty.The theme changes each year, but it always relates to the connection between humans and the ocean.About: Bennington College boasts among its alumna seven Pulitzer Prize winners, three US poet laureates, and countless New York Times bestsellers.