Independence Day Essay Competition for all high school students; Awards from $250 – $5,000!

This college scholarship is for all high school students who are enrolled in a public, private, alternative, parochial school, or a home study program. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be US citizens currently attending school in the United States or in an American military school outside of the country.

To apply for this scholarship, applicants must write an essay of at least 1,500 words on the theme “I declare! What it took to declare our independence.” Essays will be evaluated on creativity, theme development, clarity of ideas, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure. Note that the word count …