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Offered by National Council of Teachers of English
Are you a high school sophomore or junior interested in entering an essay contest? If so, consider applying for the Achievement Awards in Writing! The awards are open to nominated students who submit a piece of creative/argumentative writing. The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), a nonprofit professional association of educators, offers the contest to recognize students’ talents and achievements. The NCTE focuses on improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. Each year, multiple winners are chosen and receive a certificate. Additionally, winners of the “First Class Award” will have their name and their school’s name appear on the NCTE website. If you are passionate about writing, we encourage you to apply!
While the scholarship cycle does not open until November 15 of each year, students are encouraged to start thinking of and preparing their first drafts early.
The scholarship is open to high school sophomores and juniors who are nominated by their school’s English department. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.
High School Sophomores & Juniors
US Citizens, Canadian Citizens
Applicants with an interest in Creative Writing are also eligible
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