Junior Achievement®, in partnership with David M. Rubenstein, is pleased to present the topic of the 2015 Junior Achievement Essay Competition:

What does the American Dream mean to you and is it still thriving in Greater Washington?

Who can apply

Any student enrolled in 9th-12th grade in Greater Washington

awards

  • One grand prize winner selected from all applicants will receive a $20,000 scholarship;
  • A first, second, and third place winner will be selected from each of Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, and will be each awarded a $10,000 scholarship.
  • From each of Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, the school with the greatest number of eligible applications will receive a $6,000 grant.

Deadline

11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Requirements

1,000 - 1,500 words. Please read the Official Rules for more information.

Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 Junior Achievement Essay Competition flyer.


Click here to download a PDF of the 2015 Junior Achievement Essay Competition flyer.


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