100 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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Arts and Humanities Research Council WRoCAH Open Competition, UK

The University of York will select the students who will be provided a £15,609 stipend and a tuition fee for the PhD study undertaken.... more details

  •  PhD
  •  01-Jan-2023
  •  United Kingdom
  • $$  £15,609

World Bank and Financial Times Blog Writing Contest

The winning entry will be published in the Financial Times (at its sole discretion) and the World Bank blog. Based on restrictions during the pandemic the World Bank will also find additional, virtual ways to honor the winner during 2022. ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  31-Jan-2022
  •  Worldwide
  • $$  Varies

SADC Secondary School Essay Competition, SADC Countries

The first prize winner receives US$1,500, second prize winner receives US$1,000 and the third prize winner receives US$750.... more details

  •  Contest
  •  30-Apr-2022
  •  Worldwide
  • $$  Varies

SCALES Competition Law Scholars International Awards in UK

The selected students will be awarded a fee reduction worth £2,500 towards the payment of the tuition fee, subject to the academic programme undertaken at Strathclyde, LLM.... more details

  •  Master
  •  01-Aug-2022
  •  United Kingdom
  • $$  £2,500

American University Human Rights Essay - Fully-funded to Washington D.C. USA

A full scholarship to the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law for either the Diploma or Certificate of Attendance options Travel expenses to and from Washington D.C* Housing at the university dorms Per diem ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  31-Jan-2022
  •  United States
  • $$  Varies

Car HP Essay Scholarship, USA

Car HP will provide the award amount of $1000 for applicants in the USA for the academic year 2022-2023.... more details

  •  Bachelor, Master
  •  28-Feb-2022
  •  United States
  • $$  $1000

Car Indigo Essay Scholarships in USA

Car Indigo will provide the award amount of USD 1000 for applicants in the USA for the academic year 2022-2023.... more details

  •  Bachelor, Master
  •  01-Nov-2022
  •  United States
  • $$  USD 1000

African German Entrepreneurship Academy (AGEA) Competition

The Top 3 ideas will receive the following prizes: First Prize – €1,000 Second Prize – €500 Third Prize – €300 Audience Award – €500 ... more details

  •  Master, PhD, Fellowship, Contest
  •  31-Oct-2022
  •  Africa
  • $$  Varies

Global Goi Peace Foundation Essay Competition, Worldwide

1st Prize: Certificate, the prize of 100,000 Yen (approx. US$900 as of Feb. 2021) and a free trip to Tokyo, Japan in November and will receive the Minister of Education award. … 1 entrant 2nd Prize: Certificate, the prize of 50,000 Yen (app... more details

  •  Contest
  •  15-Jun-2022
  •  Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America
  • $$  Over $1,500 Cash Prize, Certificate, Gift

Global Berkeley Prize Design Excellence Undergraduate Essay Competition

Open to all current full-time registered students in an undergraduate architecture degree program or undergraduates majoring in architecture in accredited schools of architecture worldwide. Diploma in Architecture students who have not yet complete... more details

  •  Diploma, Bachelor, Contest
  •  Open
  •  Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America
  • $$  25,000 USD

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

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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

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