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Be Thankful for Scholarship Essay Contests




Take some time off to focus on holiday planning and cooking.  That doesn't mean your kids are running wild today, though.  How about giving them an essay contest while you are preoccupied?  These are some scholarship opportunities that are coming up quickly.  While the kids are busy writing, maybe you can get some baking and shopping done?




Essay Contests




Letters About Literature Essay Contest

Love books?  Students in 4th-12th grade are asked to write a personal letter to an author, 100-800 words. Entries must be postmarked January 6, 2012
http://www.lettersaboutliterature.org/how_to_enter


JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Love politics? Write 1,000 words on a U.S. elected official who has chosen to do what is right, rather than what is expedient. Contest deadline is January 7, 2012.
http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx


The Dupont Challenge Science Essay Competition

Love science? Write 700 to 1,000-word essay on a science-related topic.
Multiple winners are chosen. Deadline for essay submission is January 31, 2011
http://thechallenge.dupont.com/


Jane Austen Essay Contest on the novel "Emma"

Love romance? Writers in grades 11 and 12 (or homeschooled students ages 16-18) are asked to write an essay related to the book Emma, by Jane Austen. Entries must be postmarked by April 13, 2012



For more ideas about using Scholarships in your homeschool, you might like this A la Carte Class.
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