Leadership Speech Contest

$5,500

December 31, 2018

Awards Available: 3

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  • Scholarship Description
  • Our nationwide speech contest promotes an understanding of Leadership among our nation's high school students, and encourages the development vital communication skills. Students research, write and deliver a four to six minute speech on the topic of Leadership. Speeches will be delivered at an NMA meeting, where cash scholarships will be awarded to the top three contestants. Winner advances to the next level.

    Public, private and home school students, grade 9-12, residing in southeast Michigan are eligible. NMA members take enormous pride in their educational outreach. We sincerely invite you to Apply for this important program.

    The top three winners of the southeast Michigan contest will receive scholarship awards of $500, $250 and $100. The first place winner will advance to the regional contest, with first and second place awards of $1,000 and $500. The top four regional finalists move on to the national speech competition, where they will compete for awards of $4,000, $1,000 and two $500 scholarships. The potential total scholarship award is $5,500.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • nmaspeechcontest@bcbsm.com
  • tel: 248-350-4435
  • fax: 866-236-4119

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