Each year, the Humane Education Network (H.E.N.) awards scholarships to high school students whose essays best promote the humane treatment of animals. H.E.N. hopes that by awarding “A Voice for Animals” scholarships, creating newsletters, contacting businesses and communicating with legislators, they can put a stop to animal cruelty.
Students interested in applying for this essay scholarship will have to write an original paper examining the mistreatment of one animal species. They will also need to propose methods for the prevention and control of such behavior. Four essayists demonstrating the greatest originality and analytical thought will be awarded scholarships ranging between $100 and $1,000.
1. $1,000 first prize 2. $500 second prize 3. $100 third prize 4. $750 prize for the greatest personal involvement or project directly impacting animal welfare
1. Applicants must be high school students. 2. Essays must be original. 3. All sources must be cited.
March 10, 2008
1. A completed online application form 2. A double-spaced essay no longer than 1,500 words
Further details about the application process and contacting the scholarship provider can be found by conducting a free college scholarship search. Once the search is completed, students eligible for the award will find it in their scholarship list.
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