Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships By Grade Level > High School Scholarships > Queer Foundation High School Seniors English Essay Contest

Queer Foundation High School Seniors English Essay Contest

  • Website Address
  • http://queerfoundation.org/html/essay_contest.html
  • Contact
  • Joseph Dial
  • Address
  • 3213 W. Wheeler St.
  • #145
  • Seattle, WA 98199
  • Email Address
  • queerfoundation@queerfoundation.org
  • Application Deadline
  • February 14, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • 3
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The purpose of the high school seniors English essay contest is to promote effective writing by, about, and/or for queer youth.

    Judges will award points based on originality, accuracy, objectivity, and effectiveness (the ability to change readers' opinions, attitudes, or behavior). Grammar, sentence structure, spelling, and punctuation count. All entries become the property of the Queer Foundation. Winners must agree to the use by the Queer Foundation of their names, images, and biographical information in promotional efforts related to the Queer Foundation Effective Writing and Scholarships Program.

    Successful gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals and their friends volunteering their time identify and coach talented and academically gifted queer youth in writing an essay dealing with the announced theme. Their friends can also submit essays. A panel of judges will evaluate the essays. Authors of winning essays will, upon passing an interview and reference check, be awarded $1,000 scholarships to the U.S. college or university of their choice.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

See if you qualify for this award

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

  

High School Scholarships

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Clinton's "Free" College a Bailout of a Failed System?

August 23, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Today, going to college could cost as much as buying a new BMW every year, according to the Wall Street Journal. With ever-increasing college costs ranging between $120,000 and $200,000 (depending on the school), some politicians' higher education reforms are simply a "massive bailout wrapped in the promise of free tuition and relief from student loans." College unaffordability has forced [...]

Ritzy College Dorms by Innovative College Students Too Much?

August 18, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Some dormitory rooms at the University of Mississippi are "worthy of interior design magazines," even on a budget. Photos of two students' room went viral, and some call the décor over-the-top and unnecessary. The majority of the decorations were bought on a budget from stores such as TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Hobby Lobby, Home Goods, Target, Home Depot, and antique stores. Check out the room [...]

Foreign Students to Face Ideological Test for Entry into U.S?

August 16, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Republican POTUS candidate Donald J. Trump proposed establishing an "ideological test" for those entering the United States, as well as temporarily suspending visa processing from areas that are known for "exporting terrorism." If such a program were activated, the screening could potentially impact many students and other nonimmigrant visas and have "major implications" for higher education; the [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed