Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships by Grade Level > High School Scholarships > City of Houston Public Service Recognition Week Scholarship Essay Contest

City of Houston Public Service Recognition Week Scholarship Essay Contest

$2,000

March 19, 2019

Awards Available: 5

Apply Now!
  • Scholarship Description
  • The City of Houston invites Houston area high school seniors at both public and private schools to participate in the annual Public Service Recognition Week Essay Contest. Seniors can earn up to $2,000 for college, gain a deeper understanding of the local government and learn about the broad range of career options serving the residents of Houston. Essay contest participants are asked to choose a city career and write 500 words about how they would strengthen the city if they were a city employee. Essays do not need to specifically address storm recovery. Essays that explore all city careers and what employees can do to make #HoustonStrong are welcome. Contestants must write about a specific city career. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Elise Marrion
  • 611 Walker
  • Suite 400
  • Houston , TX 77002
  • elise.marrion@houstontx.gov
  • 832-393-6132

See if you qualify for this award

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

Comments (0)

expand_more

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


Latest College & Financial Aid News

University Student with Down Syndrome Rejected by Sororities

September 25, 2018

by Susan Dutca

An accomplished student and athlete at George Mason University was not accepted to any sororities at the university. Her sister Lillie believes this is because she has Down syndrome. "Accepting a woman with a disability to a chapter isn't an act of charity, it brings diversity and promotes inclusion," Lillie Heigl wrote in her letter to the head of the university's Greek life. [...]

Middle Class Students Now Qualify for Full Scholarships at Rice University

September 18, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo courtesy of Rice University

Some middle-class families may qualify for free tuition scholarships or grants to attend Rice University under a brand-new financial aid plan. The new initiative, called The Rice Investment, will provide full-tuition scholarships to families with incomes up to $130,000 and tuition cuts for families with incomes up to $200,000. [...]

Colleges Drop Nike over Controversial Kaepernick Ad

September 11, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Nike gear will not be worn by athletes at The College of the Ozarks following the company's latest ads featuring Colin Kaepernick, claiming it would "choose its country over company." According to the college president, "in their new ad campaign, we believe Nike executives are promoting an attitude of division and disrespect toward America." [...]