AMERICAN LEGION NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ORATORICAL CONTEST
You must be citizen of or lawful permanent resident of the U.S.
All contestants must be bona fide students herein described as any
student under the age of twenty (20) years on the date of the National
Contest who is presently enrolled in a high school. To enter there is no
application required. Just contact your local American Legion Post for
entry into the local or district contest.
California Finals Scholarship - $1,200; National Finals Scholarship -
Information at www.legion.org
AYN RAND INSTITUTE - “THE FOUNTAINHEAD” ESSAY CONTEST
Grades 11 and 12
Choose a topic from a list on the website www.aynrand.org/contests
To avoid disqualification, a stapled cover sheet MUST include: your
name and address; your e-mail address (if available); the name and
address of your high school; topic selected; your current grade level
and (optional) the name of the teacher who assigned the essay, if you
are completing it for classroom credit.
Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length,
and must be typewritten and double-spaced. One entry per student,
Deadline is April 25, 2009.
FIRST PRIZE: $10,000, 5 SECOND PRIZES: $2,000, 10 THIRD PRIZES: $1,000, 45 FINALISTS: $100, 175 SEMIFINALISTS: $50
Submit it on line at www.aynrand.org/contests