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Americanism Education Leaders Essay Contest

$2,500

June 30, 2018

Awards Available: 3

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Americanism Educational Leaders and Pepperdine University Libraries are pleased to announce its annual collegiate essay contest. The mission of AEL is in its strong belief in "American exceptionalism", i.e. that our country is exceptional in the history of the world. All of our programs are meant to encourage students to learn about, understand and appreciate some aspect of the American experience. Educating our youth about basic American values, history, and institutions is the best way to protect the American dream for all of our people. Each essay must be between 1,500 and 2,000 words in length, typed and double-spaced. In addition to the completed essay, each student must submit a brief biography. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 24255 Pacific Coast Highway
  • Malibu, CA 90263-4786
  • ael@pepperdine.edu
  • tel: 310-506-6785
  • fax: 310-506-7225

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Samantha G  on 6/21/2018 1:12:52 PM

I appreciate that the essay does not have to agree with the prompt, and is instead judged on quality, facts, and whether you present a good argument or not. This is pretty unique compared to other essay based scholarships. Thank you! I will be applying soon.

Aenea L  on 6/14/2018 7:51:58 PM

This sounds very interesting, and I'll be applying as soon as I can!

Daniel O  on 5/22/2018 5:12:38 PM

I will apply for this scholarship later today, Hopefully i will I will get it. Good luck to everyone!!

Brooke D  on 6/11/2015 11:25:27 AM

I applied to this scholarship! I hope to hear something back soon! Thank you

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