National Garden Clubs High School Essay Contest

Ages:High School

Type:Submission

Category:STEM

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

The High School Essay Contest is open to High School students attending 9th through 12th grades. A $1,000 National Garden Club Scholarship will be awarded to the National Winner. If the winner is an underclassman, the $1,000 Scholarship will be held by NGC, Inc., without accrued interest, until such time that the student enters college.

Submit an essay between 600-700 words. The entry will be penalized if the essay does not conform to the required length. All words are to be counted. All entries must be typed and titled. Students should write the essay so it is suitable to be published in the NGC publication, The National Gardener.

Content = Total 65 points
  • Knowledge of Subject: 25 points
  • Practicality of Proposal: 10 points
  • Originality: 15 points
  • Subject matter well organized/Clarity of presentation: 15 points
Composition = Total 25 points
  • Vocabulary: 15 points
  • Conformance to length: 10 points
Manuscript = Total 10 points
  • Name, Address, Phone Number, School Attending, Grade, List of Activities, and Sponsoring Club (Photo Optional): 5 points
  • Neatness and legibility: 5 points
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.gardenclub.org/youth/high-school-essay-contest.aspx

Managing Organization: National Garden Clubs

Contact:
Lynne Ehnert
lehnert@wi.rr.com
(314) 776-7574

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
Contests are open to High School students attending 9th through 12th grades.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The High School Essay Contest is open to High School students attending 9th through 12th grades. A $1,000 National Garden Club Scholarship will be awarded to the National Winner. If the winner is an underclassman, the $1,000 Scholarship will be held by NGC, Inc., without accrued interest, until such time that the student enters college.

Process

Submit an essay between 600-700 words. The entry will be penalized if the essay does not conform to the required length. All words are to be counted. All entries must be typed and titled. Students should write the essay so it is suitable to be published in the NGC publication, The National Gardener.

Criteria

Content = Total 65 points
  • Knowledge of Subject: 25 points
  • Practicality of Proposal: 10 points
  • Originality: 15 points
  • Subject matter well organized/Clarity of presentation: 15 points
Composition = Total 25 points
  • Vocabulary: 15 points
  • Conformance to length: 10 points
Manuscript = Total 10 points
  • Name, Address, Phone Number, School Attending, Grade, List of Activities, and Sponsoring Club (Photo Optional): 5 points
  • Neatness and legibility: 5 points

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.gardenclub.org/youth/high-school-essay-contest.aspx

Managing Organization: National Garden Clubs

Contact:
Lynne Ehnert
lehnert@wi.rr.com
(314) 776-7574

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
Contests are open to High School students attending 9th through 12th grades.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.