Students in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Armed Forces schools abroad, and students in United States territories are eligible to participate in the contest. In addition to going to school in a contest state, you must be in grades 8-12 and between the ages of 14-19.
Cash prizes for Students in the We The Students Scholarship Essay Contest:
- National Grand Prize – One at $7,500.
- Runners Up – Five at $1,500 each.
- Honorable Mention – Ten at $500 each.
- Aged between 14 and 19 years old
- Must currently be in high school
- Award is available to U.S. citizens
- Application form required
- Essay required