- Ayn Rand Essay Contests - Students must read one of Rand's books and write an essay answering questions related to the work. 9th and 10th graders
have a top prize of $2,000 and a deadline of March 18, 2004. 11th anfd 12th graders have a top prize of $10,000 and a deadline
of April 15, 2004.
- May Family National Art and Writing Contest - Students must either create a work of art or enter a writing selection concerning the Holocaust. Cash prize and museum credit
is given to the top winners. Deadline is March 2004.
- Shakespeare Fellowship Essay Contest - Students must write on one of several topics relating to Shakespeare.
- The Holocaust Remembrance Project is a national essay contest for high school students that is designed to encourage and promote the study of the Holocaust.
Top prize is $5,000.
- The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest - Students must write a 1,000 word essay on the year's topic. Total prizes - $6,500.
- National Peace Essay Contest - Students must write an essay on "Rebuilding Societies After Conflict". Top Prize - $10,000.
- National Poetry Contest (Dimensions in Education) - Best Poetry Wins. Top Prize - $1,500.
- Swackhamer Peace Essay Contest - Students must write an essay outlining constructive approaches to the problems of war and peace. Top Prize - $1,500.
- SPAACSE Scholarship Program - List of three scholarships all totaling $1,000 each with varying requirements.
- The Dupont Challenge - Students must write an essay of 700 to 1,000 words discussing a scientific or technological development, event, or theory
that hjas captured thier intest and attention. Top Prize $1,500 in each field of science.
- The Voice of Democracy is an annual national audio essay contest that is designed to foster patriotism
by giving high school students in grades 9 through 12 the opportunity to voice their opinion about their personal obligations
as an American and address their responsibility to our country. Top Prize - $25,000.
- American Legion National Oratorical Contest - Students will write and deliver a brief oration based on a constitutional question. Top Prize - $18,000.
- Optimist Oratorical Contest - Students will write and deviver a speech on an announced topic. Top Prize - $1,5000.
- Education is Freedom - Students must meet the minimum requirements and send in an apploication form.