119 Scholarship Essay Contests and Rewarding Competitions

Competitions and Essay Contests

We present a number of new fresh scholarship essay contests and creative competitions available if you like challenging tasks with rewards or you consider yourself to be a decent writer. Scholarships help provide financial relief to individuals who are unable to pay for their colleges and universities. If college seems unaffordable right now, below is a list of scholarship essay opportunities and rewarding competitions that are worth trying.

For the essay scholarships students are getting an opportunity to stand out based on their writing. You are evaluated by how you put your thoughts on paper and not on your GPA or community service. The essay competition represents an opportunity for creative students, those with good ideas and those capable of in depth research to stand out.

For the creative rewarding competitions you may need to show some of your outstanding skills in different areas of life such as sports, programming, arts, math, natural and special sciences. If you feel confident on any competitions presented here, do not hesitate to try them out!

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UDUSOK Software Development Competition, Nigeria

Applications will be selected and awarded for the following categories: Best App for Development Awards (First Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize and 3 Honourable Mentions). Popular Choice Award Vice Chancellor’s Recognition Award Competi... more details

  •  Bachelor, Contest
  •  29-Sep-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Multiple prizes

University of Sussex Photo Competition for International Students in UK

The scholarship winners will receive prizes in the following manner: 1st place: Nikon D5600 camera plus £1,000 cash funding. The cash funding is only redeemable if you enrol on an undergraduate or postgraduate course in the School of Media, Arts an... more details

  •  Master, Bachelor
  •  01-Aug-2021
  •  United Kingdom
  • $$  £1,000

Hektoen Institute 2021-2022 Grand Prix Essay Competition, Global

Submission of an article implies consent to publish in Hektoen International. If accepted for publication, an article may be published at any time regardless of the outcome of the competition. If major edits are made, proofs will be sent ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  15-Sep-2021
  •  Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America
  • $$  Two prizes will be awarded: $5,000 for the winner and $2,500 for the runner-up

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) National Essay Competition

Prizes and Reward 1st Prize:   Laptop, Printer and Cash Prize of N500,000.00. 2nd Price: Cash Prize of N300,000.00. 3rd Price: Cash Prize of N200,000.00. ... more details

  •  Course, Diploma, Bachelor, Contest
  •  30-Jul-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  1 Million Naira Cash Prize | Laptop | Printer

Huawei Global HMS App Innovation Contest for Developers

US$1,000,000 Total Bonus Huawei has set aside US$1 million from its Shining Star Program as prize money for the contest. US$200,000 will be allocated for the top 20 apps in each region. The awards are as follows: US$15,000x 5 Best App US$15,000... more details

  •  Course, Contest
  •  21-Aug-2021
  •  Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America
  • $$  Multiple prizes

SLINGSHOT 2021 Global Startup Competition

In the fifth edition, SLINGSHOT is inviting startups to showcase your game-changing solutions and product!Submit your startup deck today to compete for over US$800,000 worth of attractive prizes.This includes: 1.    Startup SG Gr... more details

  •  Contest
  •  31-Aug-2021
  •  Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America
  • $$  Varies

Lafarge Africa Plc National Essay Competition, Nigeria

First Prize: N1,500,000.00, as well as books, branded school accessories such as school bags, water bottles, flasks and educational tablets, pre-loaded with educational content. Second Prize: N1,000,000.00, as well as books, branded school a... more details

  •  Course, Contest
  •  31-Dec-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Multiple

African Youth Networks Movement (AYNM) Contest

The top 20 selected submission will be: Featured prominently in the publication. Be a part of a fast-growing community of youth leaders featured in our publication. Get access to media amplification and profiling. Get updates on a wide range of... more details

  •  Course, Diploma, Bachelor, Master, Contest
  •  september 30th
  •  Africa
  • $$  Top 4 selections receive $500

African Development Bank - AgriPitch Competition

Shortlisted businesses will participate in a virtual AgriPitch Competition from November 16-20, where winners will be chosen based on different categories under consideration. The African Development Bank will award shortlisted businesses between U... more details

  •  Course, Grant, Contest
  •  23 october
  •  Africa
  • $$  US$10,000 - US$40,000

D-Prize $20,000 Competition 2020 for Aspiring Entrepreneurs Worldwide

Up to $20,000 USD will be awarded to selected applicants to launch a pilot version of their new organization in any region where extreme poverty exists.... more details

  •  Course, Diploma, Bachelor, Master, Contest
  •  october 18th
  •  Africa
  • $$  Up to $20,000 USD

UNESCO Abuja National Art Competition 2020-2021

Twenty (20) finalists of each artwork categories (painting and poetry) will be shortlisted for public voting, to identify the top 10. Top 1: Laptop + Winning Certificate Top 2-3: Smart Phone + Winning Certificate Top 4-10: Mystery... more details

  •  Course, Contest
  •  30th of september
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Various prizes

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Derivatives Market Idea Competition in USA, 2020

Injective Protocol will provide a grand prize to the successful candidates to win a prize within the prize pool of $10,000 USD. ... more details

  •  Course, Contest
  •  01-Aug-2021
  •  United States
  • $$  $10,000

EMI Essay Competition for Undergraduate Students 2020

Excellent Minds Essay Competition Prizes. First Prize: A Laptop + Certificate of Accomplishment Second Prize: A Tablet + Certificate of Accomplishment Third Prize: A Printer + Certificate of Accomplishment ... more details

  •  Course, Bachelor, Master, Contest
  •  open
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Laptop, Tablet, Printer

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