Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

$1,500

July 31, 2020

Awards Available: 3

  • Scholarship Description
  • The Lincoln Forum Scholarship Essay Contest is held annually, with a new Abraham Lincoln related prompt each year. Applying students must be full-time undergraduate students in an American college or university during the spring semester proceeding the deadline for the year the award is offered. Entries must be between 1,500 and 5,000 words. You do not have to be an American citizen, but you do need to be attending an American college or university during the eligibility period. For more information and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 125 W. Vine Street
  • Redlands, CA 92373
  • archives@akspl.org
  • 909-798-7632

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Comments (5)

expand_less

Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.


If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


Eva-Jane D  on 5/8/2019 9:56:54 PM

Where should we turn in the essay?

Reginald W  on 4/15/2019 12:22:14 AM

I didn't apply because of the fact that I have an outstanding tuition balance at a university that I need to handle so I can resume attending school full time and be eligible for scholarships.

Noubaissem B  on 7/12/2018 6:52:23 PM

Studies never end, and knowledge opens doors. As an adult I would like to take advantage on opportunities that kind people like you offer to poor students who are always willing to pursue education. The healthcare system is necessary as long as this world exists. I decide to continue the same path I followed 20 years ago working as a nurse in Chad/Africa. The transfer of credentials from a French speaking country seemed complicated therefore I decided to request the scholarships to go to school in order to get a U.S. nursing license. I came to U.S. at age 44 years. The African mentality hardly allowed me to continue studies. Contrary, here there is no limitation of age to go to school. I tried the general studies while working full time to take care of my 5 kids and my wife. This has been a good idea, but it was not worthy because there was less advantage if I stopped only at that level. As I discovered opportunities to get scholarships and pursue my professional training I decided to apply for the ones you have offered to go to nursing school. I was a nurse in Chad/Africa for 20 years after my 3 years training. Chad being a French speaking country, I took all my courses in French therefore taking the same courses in English will help me to be familiar with the U.S. healthcare system. If I am eligible please offer me these scholarships which will help to fulfill my professional goals. I have appreciated your willingness to offer these scholarships to students like me.

Carrie S  on 6/14/2018 8:41:54 PM

I've been searching for months and have not had a fruitful scholarships that I even qualify for. How can you make it easier for someone to find a few that are well matched. My state or city shouldn't disqualify someone, my choice of undergraduate degree never comes up for scholarships. I'm a cancer survivor of two different forms at the same time. Then I was a LVN II as a single parent before. My second attempt to become a pillar of my community, I have lack of financial means and or funding, due to my unfortunate spout with family induced financial hardship. I am bipolar and fairly intelligent, plus fifty years old. I want to provide Alternative Medicine for the poor and disabled. I can give a great business plan for just about anything. I want to stop being pushed aside and not given a chance to enhance peoples lives and pay it forward each time I help someone. I need some assistance finding these resources to help my dream come true and prevent me from failing, due to judgement towards people like me!

Fergie Marie D  on 11/8/2016 8:32:26 AM

Please consider non american universities:(.I have so many reasons why I should have scholarship.I am a third year college student from a non american university.Please

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Wrap up May with these Memorial Day Scholarships

May 22, 2020

by Izzy Hall

Time to break out the white pants, beach chairs and barbeque sauce! It’s Memorial Day weekend and we’re excited for the (unofficial) start of summer. But there’s still almost a week left of May, and plenty of scholarships to consider before we jump into June. So, enjoy your three-day weekend – and set aside some time to apply to these scholarships. [...]

What Will College Look Like Come Fall Semester 2020?

May 21, 2020

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

As much uncertainty looms around the future of college openings and instruction, one thing is certain: The college landscape won't quickly and easily return to what it was pre-COVID-19...at least for a while. Here's a glimpse as to what college may look like in the near future and what students are hoping to experience in their upcoming semesters. [...]

Harvard Medical School Goes Virtual for First-Year Students

May 19, 2020

by Izzy Hall

You’ve heard of telemedicine. Now get ready for… telemedicalschool? [...]