American Foreign Service National High School Essay Contest

Ages:High School

Type:Submission

Categories:Global Affairs, Language Arts, US Government Affairs

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

This essay contest is sponsored by the American Foreign Service Association in partnership with the U.S. Institute for Peace, Semester at Sea, and the National Student Leadership Conference. The contest challenges students to imagine themselves as a member of the Foreign Service tasked to resolve a crisis. Each year has a different topic for the essay.

Write an essay responding to a crisis topic as though they were members of the foreign service attempting to resolve the crisis.

Essays will be evaluated by members of the Foreign Service and their partners based on how well the  author understands the crisis topic and proposes valid solutions to resolve the crisis.
American Foreign Service Association High School Essay Contest - Participation

Team Award. $0.

For all students who successfully completed submission requirements to this essay contest.

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

American Foreign Service Association High School Essay Contest - Winner

Team Award. $2500.

The winner receives $2,500, a trip to Washington, D.C. to meet the Secretary of State, and full tuition for a Semester at Sea educational voyage.

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

American Foreign Service Association High School Essay Contest - Runner Up

Team Award. $1250.

$1,250 and full tuition for the NSLC's International Diplomacy summer program.

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

Website: http://www.afsa.org/essay-contest

Managing Organization: American Foreign Service Association

Contact:
Perri Green
green@afsa.org

Entry Fee: $0

This competition is open to students in High School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

This essay contest is sponsored by the American Foreign Service Association in partnership with the U.S. Institute for Peace, Semester at Sea, and the National Student Leadership Conference. The contest challenges students to imagine themselves as a member of the Foreign Service tasked to resolve a crisis. Each year has a different topic for the essay.

Process

Write an essay responding to a crisis topic as though they were members of the foreign service attempting to resolve the crisis.

Criteria

Essays will be evaluated by members of the Foreign Service and their partners based on how well the  author understands the crisis topic and proposes valid solutions to resolve the crisis.

Awards

American Foreign Service Association High School Essay Contest - Participation

Team Award. $0.

For all students who successfully completed submission requirements to this essay contest.

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

American Foreign Service Association High School Essay Contest - Winner

Team Award. $2500.

The winner receives $2,500, a trip to Washington, D.C. to meet the Secretary of State, and full tuition for a Semester at Sea educational voyage.

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

American Foreign Service Association High School Essay Contest - Runner Up

Team Award. $1250.

$1,250 and full tuition for the NSLC's International Diplomacy summer program.

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

Participate

Website: http://www.afsa.org/essay-contest

Managing Organization: American Foreign Service Association

Contact:
Perri Green
green@afsa.org

Entry Fee: $0

This competition is open to students in High School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.