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AEL Collegiate Essay Contest

$2,500

June 30, 2021

Awards Available: 3

  • Scholarship Description
  • Americanism Educational Leaders, which supports this scholarship, strives to provide students with opportunities to discover, understand, and appreciate some aspect of the American experience. This year's essay contest prompt is "We are a nation rich in diversity of all types. Please discuss how this diversity contributes to American life." Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a current undergraduate student in an accredited four-year U.S. college or university. Incoming first-year students and college students who graduated the year of the competition are eligible to apply. Essay should be between 1,500-2,000 words, including any footnotes or bibliographic citations. 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

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Kiaria J.  on 3/21/2020 2:17:41 PM

I can not wait to discuss such topic. I think that this scholarship is an excellent opportunity for students to externalize their appreciation for diversity and more.

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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