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Star-Spangled Banner Flag House Essay Contest

$1,812

March 27, 2021

Awards Available: 1

  • Scholarship Description
  • Flag House Scholarship Award The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House in Baltimore Maryland is a National Historic Landmark and the historic home of Mary Pickersgill, the woman who sewed the Star-Spangled Banner. The Star-Spangled Banner is the giant American flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to pen our national anthem when it flew at Ft. McHenry during the War of 1812. This year on Flag Day, Wednesday, June 14th, the Flag House will award the annual Flag House Scholar Award and a scholarship in the amount of $1,812.00 (generously donated by the National Chapters of the United States Daughters of the War of 1812) to a high school senior to put toward the college of his/her choice. The winner will be chosen by a panel of judges as a result of an essay submission. Requirements: 1. Essay must be no more than 300 words. 2. Essay must be submitted through the online form at the scholarship provider's website - please do not e-mail or mail your essay. 3. Essay must answer the question posed. 4. Winner must be a high school senior and able to travel to Baltimore to read his/her essay aloud at the Flag House on June 14th. Submissions will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 17th. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 844 E. Pratt Street
  • Baltimore, MD 21202
  • adavis@flaghouse.org
  • 410-837-1793 x106

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