George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest

🏆 Available: 3
💰 $5,000
⏳ N/A

Scholarship Description

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all high school students (9th through 12th grades) interested in the American Revolution to participate in the George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. The contest is open to all U.S. citizens and legal resident students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools in that same grade range. Contest entries must be submitted as PDF files attached to emails. The essay must have four parts: title page, essay pages, bibliography or works cited, and applicant’s biography. The contest is conducted in three phases: the local chapter, state-level society, and national phases. Deadline dates may vary, depending on the local SAR. The winning essay of the national contest will be submitted for publication in the SAR Magazine. Participants in this contest agree that their essays may be published in the SAR Magazine and on the SAR or State Knight Essay Contest webpage.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required
  • Entry in a contest required

How To Apply

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Donor: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

SAR is a patriotic society whose members are descendants of Revolutionary War participants.