This contest is open to students enrolled in grades 9-12 as of the submission deadline. Entrants must submit an essay of 1,500 to 2,500 words concerning any subject or field of endeavor in a humanist context.
- Awarded by:
- American Humanist Association (AHA)
The first-prize winner receives a $1,000 prize, a three-year membership to the AHA, and an invitation to present his/her essay at the Annual Conference of the American Humanist Association (does not include travel expenses). The second-prize winner receives a 'Humanist' library and a a three-year membership to the AHA. The third-prize winner receives a three-year membership to the AHA. Honorable mention winners receive a one-year membership to the AHA.
- One scholarship award offered annually, as well as several non-scholarship prizes.
- Monday, March 31, 2014
This is an essay contest. Contest information is available on the American Humanist Association (AHA) website. Entries will be accepted beginning on Jan. 1. To enter, the student must submit an essay... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.