FRA Americanism Essay Contest
- Website Address
- Teresa Wiener
- 125 N. West St.
- Alexandria, VA 223147
- Email Address
- Application Deadline
- December 1, 2016
- Number Of Awards
- Maximum Amount
- Scholarship Description
- The essay contest's grand national prize is $5,000 with additional prizes of $2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place in grades seven through twelve. Each winners will receive an attractive plaque citing his or her achievement. Every entrant judged at the national level receives a certificate of recognition. Additional prizes may be awarded to students winning at local branch and regional levels of competition. FRA's Essay Contest is open to all students grades 7 through 12 (including those who are home schooled).
- All entrants shall be students in grades seven through twelve (7-12)
- Entrants must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary
- Essay must be on designated theme with a maximum of 350 words
For further details and how to apply, please visit the sponsor's website.
See if you qualify for this award
Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Latest College & Financial Aid News
September 28, 2016
by Susan DutcaWithin 48 hours, two incidents involving racially-charged photos surfaced at the University of North Dakota. The pictures were posted to Snapchat with the captions "Black Lives Matter" and "Locked the black b—h out." UND President Mark Kennedy is "appalled" at the events and stated that there is "much work to do at the University of North Dakota." The first picture showed three white students [...]
September 20, 2016
by Susan DutcaEmotional support animals are able to attend select colleges with their owners, as schools are re-evaluating their campus policies when it comes to accommodating students with mental-health issues. Higher education institutions are also debating whether suicide-prone students should be given campus leave, in order to recover. Administrators are fighting to make decisions in the best interest of [...]
September 13, 2016
by Susan DutcaVandals allegedly trashed the 2,997 American flags planted across Occidental College's campus as a 9/11 Memorial by the college's Republican Club. The broken and trashed flags were replaced by fliers that read, "RIP the 1,455,590 innocent Iraqis who died during the U.S. invasion for something they didn't do." The memorial, which was approved by, and registered with the college, was quickly [...]