Stossel in the Classroom Essay Contest

🏆 Available: 50
💰 $2,500
⏳ 03/22

Last year this scholarship received 2,450 applicant(s). $11,000 was awarded to 88 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Every year, we hold an essay contest to give your students an opportunity to express themselves and win great prizes. This year, we’re opening up that opportunity even more—and giving away over $12,000.

For the first time, we’re not limiting students to a single topic. Students will have three topics to choose from, allowing them to write on the subject that speaks to them the most.

Our contest is open to students age 10-18, grades 5-12, residing in North America or Hawaii.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Aged between 10 and 18 years old
  • Must currently be in high school
  • 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: Center for Independent Thought

Center for Independent Thought seeks to expand awareness of individual liberty, free markets, and peace. Toward that goal, CIT works with teachers, scholars, and free-market organizations to develop critical thinking and bring the ideas of liberty to people around the globe.