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Approved Student Programs. Since 1941, NASSP has published the NASSP List of Approved Contests, Programs, and Activities for Students.

Approved Student Programs

The approval cycle for each edition spans from September of a given year through the following August. The purpose of this list—developed through NASSP’s National Committee on Student Contests, Programs, and Activities—is to assist principals, teachers, parents, and students in determining the legitimacy and educational value of a variety of external student program opportunities. The National Committee reviews all programs based on the following standards: Educational valueFinancial supportOrganizational structurePromotional accuracyFair, appropriate adjudication.

International Essay Contest for Young People. This annual essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development.

International Essay Contest for Young People

It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world. This program is an activity within the framework of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). * Since the online registration page is expected to experience high traffic towards the June 15 deadline, we suggest that you submit your essay as early as possible. For further inquiries concerning the International Essay Contest for Young People, please contact Organized by The Goi Peace Foundation Endorsed by Supported by. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute. Eligibility and Requirements. Apprentice Ecologist Initiative. The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative™ (officially recognized by the U.S.

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative

EPA) has engaged tens of thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around the world in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999. This program has received multiple awards from the City of Albuquerque, a "Best Community Impact" award from Eastern Kentucky University, and is featured on thousands of web sites. View recent Apprentice Ecologist Projects and past Apprentice Ecologist Awards to get ideas for your own environmental stewardship project.

Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest. George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. George S.

George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest

& Stella M. Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest. The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students interested in the American Revolution to participate in the Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest.

Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest

The contest is open to public school, parochial, home schooled, Scouting, or Children of the American Revolution member students in that same grade range. Young artists with an enthusiasm toward art, a love of American history, or a passion in creative expression can submit their posters to their local SAR chapter for competition. Foot Locker Scholarship. Essay Contest. Youth Scholarships - VFW. Voice of Democracy Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay.

Youth Scholarships - VFW

Each year, nearly 40,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of $2.1 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program. The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Want to apply? The 2019-20 theme is: What Makes America Great. Scholarships - AES Engineering. Purpose of Scholarships AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.

Scholarships - AES Engineering

Scholarship Criteria Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

How to Apply Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? Amount of award: $500.00 Deadline for entry: October 6, 2019 Submit essay to There is no application packet for this award. Young Writers Awards. We will begin accepting submissions in September 2019.

Young Writers Awards

About the Contest Bennington College has a unique literary legacy, including nine Pulitzer Prize winners, three U.S. poet laureates, four MacArthur Geniuses, countless New York Times bestsellers, and one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people. Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest. The SAR Middle School Contest is to create a tri-fold brochure out of a typical 8 ½" x 11" piece of paper.

Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest

The brochure must conform to the contest theme which is one the five foundational documents of the United States - which you select. The brochure will be judged on: Content, Creativity and Correctness. The judging criteria rates highest personally drawn art work and text authored by the student as opposed to cut and paste from books, magazines and the Internet. Washington Crossing Foundation. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION To assist candidates for our National Scholarship Awards, the Foundation also makes available a portable, printer-ready version of all of the information students should require to prepare and submit a competitive application.

Washington Crossing Foundation

Please note that downloading the three-page .PDF file is entirely OPTIONAL. All of the information it contains—program overview, details of available award, and the official rules governing the competition—are presented identically and in their entirety on the pages contained on this web site. Some candidates may find it desirable to have a stand-alone copy of information about the Scholarship Competition residing on their local computer even when off-line.