First Essay Competition – Due on Dec 23rd, 2016


Topic to write an essay on – “Why should I make a difference in other people’s lives

Students must be aged 9-18 at some point between the start of the contest (Nov. 1, 2016) and the end of the contest (Dec. 23rd, 2016) to participate. Essays must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time, Dec. 23rd, 2016.

Essays should be 500-1000 words in length. Submissions that do not meet this requirement, or that exceed it, will be disqualified.

All essays must be submitted by a teacher on behalf of the student(s). Teachers must be registered on our site in order to submit essays. Teachers may submit up to 10 student essays per day.

All essays must be the original work of the student whose name is listed on the submission form. Plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.

Winners will be solely responsible for any federal, state, or local taxes on winnings.