FRA Americanism Essay Contest

  • Website Address
  • http://www.fra.org/fra/Web/Events_and_Programs/7_1...
  • Contact
  • Teresa Wiener
  • Address
  • 125 N. West St.
  • Alexandria, VA 223147
  • Email Address
  • fra@fra.org
  • Application Deadline
  • December 1, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 19
  • Maximum Amount
  • $15,000
  • 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).

    Eligibility:
    - 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.

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