Ayn Rand Novel Essay Contests, 12th Graders, College Undergrads, Grad Students can enter the ATLAS SHRUGGED for a potential $20,000; other contests open for 8th-12th grade; also, APRIL 2017 SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

ATLAS SHRUGGED by Ayn Rand Contest, up to $20,000


Entry deadline: April 28, 2017

From webpage:

“•  No application is required. Contest is open to students worldwide, except where void or prohibited by law. Essays must be written in English only.

  • Entrant must be a 12th-grader, college undergraduate or graduate student at the time of the current contest deadline. Verification of school enrollment will be required for all winning entrants.
  • To avoid disqualification, mailed-in essays must include a stapled cover sheet with the following information:
  1. 1. your name and address;
  2. 2. your email address (if available);
  3. 3. the name and address of your school;
  4. 4. topic selected (#1, 2 or 3 from the “Topics” tab);
  5. 5. your current grade level; and
  6. 6. (optional) the name of the teacher who assigned the essay if you are completing it for classroom credit.
  • Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length, double-spaced. Spelling errors and/or written corrections (by anyone) found on the essay will count against the final grade and should be omitted before submission.
  • One entry per student per contest.”

You will find above other contests open for 8th-12th graders.

April 2017 Scholarships and More

April Scholarships

Jessica Velasco of JLV Counseling does a great service in collecting and creating lists of scholarships with current deadlines.

Above you will find scholarships with  April 2017 deadlines; some are due today, April 6, but as you go through the list, you will find later April deadline dates.

(You must click on Next to view the pages to see the later dates.)


And here is JLV Couseling’s full list of scholarships.


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