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    George Watt Essay Contest

    Offered by Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jun 7, 2024
    Multiple awards worth up to

    $1,000

    Grade level

    All Grade Levels

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    July 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a high school, college, or graduate student with an interest in 20th century Spain? If so, the George Watt Essay Contest may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards up to $1,000, $500, and $250, respectively, to the graduate, undergraduate, and pre-collegiate applicants who submit the best essays on one of a few select topics related to 20th-century Spain. Possible topics include “any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in the 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the international volunteers who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 to 1938.”

    If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives

    The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives is an organization that is dedicated to promoting social activism and the defense of human rights.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    All Grade Levels

    Academic Interest

    History

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

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    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives at [email protected]/.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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