The Essay Writing Contest is open from 11 October 2016 to 11:59 PM, 31 January 2017, PDT.


The Filson is conducting its first ever essay writing contest, exclusively for regional high school students. The contest is open to all high school students in public, private, alternative, parochial, and home-study programs located in the Louisville Metro area, including Southern Indiana. The topic for this contest is to demonstrate and explain the thought that the history of Kentucky and the Ohio Valley is essentially equivalent to the history of the United States. The contest encourages high school students to explore significant themes in the history of Kentucky, southern Indiana, and the United States.

If you want to participate in EssayLancers Professional Essay Contest 2016, you need to:

Photo: 2016 Holocaust Essay Contest Award Winners in Washington DC

Deadline is in early March
Every year the EngineerGirl Essay Contest asks boys and girls to write an essay about a different subject.
The competition is run by the National Academy of Engineering.

The Lakewood Historical Society hosts an annual essay contest open to the public.

To foster the study and appreciation of Jane Austen, JASNA conducts an annual student Essay Contest. Support is generously provided by a grant in memory of the late Russell Clark and in honor of William Phillips, educators and leaders in JASNA’s Greater Chicago Region.

May/June: International Essay Contest winners announced by the Supreme Council Office.

Thank you for your overwhelming response to our last Essay Writing Contest. Sadly, some of you faced issues in submitting your essays, and so as promised, we are back with our next Essay Writing Contest. Lifesaver Essays believes in encouraging new writers and give a direction to their skills.Participating in our Essay Writing Contest automatically constitutes your acceptance to our terms and conditions associated with the contest. The decision of the management will be final regarding announcing the winners.Once you have submitted your essay, wait patiently. Do not follow up with us through phone, email, messages or live chats, asking us if we received your entries. Visit our Essay Contest page regularly to check for any updates. The winners will be announced on the said date.

"Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges"

Youth under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2016 located in the United States, Canada, or the Caribbean.

Interested students must contact their local Optimist Club. They need to submit an essay on the pre-assigned topic. To find out a contact, please e-mail the Programs Department at .

The Essay Contest planning pages are intended for use by Optimist Clubs in organizing and conducting a contest in their Club. They contain no information on entering the contest and are of no use to students wishing to enter the contest. Students must contact their local Optimist Club.

The 3 essay contest winners read their essays and were honoured at the November 3rd event for Holocaust Education Week at Forest Hill United Church. FAST founders, Tony and Elizabeth Comper spoke about the FAST program, the reasons for creating it and how students have been empowered to speak out against anti-Semitism and intolerance. Students interested in the life and works of Jane Austen are encouraged to enter. The Essay Contest is open to students world-wide at the high school, college/university, and graduate school levels of study. Entrants do not need to be members of JASNA. Students must be enrolled full-time or part-time in coursework during one or more semesters/quarters of the contest year. Home-schooled students at the high school level are also eligible. Part-time is defined for the college/university level as a minimum of six credit hours and for the graduate level as a minimum of three credit hours leading to an advanced degree.BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Life Saver Essays is hosting an Essay Writing Contest for budding writers. Our goal is to encourage rising talent and promote the spirit of writing, which seems to have diminished.The page includes important rules about format and submission of essays and a link to the official Essay Contest entry form. Entries must be submitted online by May 21, 2017.Essay Contest Topic: In keeping with the theme of our annual meeting,“Jane Austen in Paradise: Intimations of Immortality,”JASNA is looking for essays that address the following:
Deadline is in early November
Can you write? Do you have strong opinions about certain subjects? The Voice of Democracy Program is an audio essay contest for students in grades 9 through 12. If you are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories you are eligible to participate.