121 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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EFCC Essay Competition, Nigeria

In order to be eligible to apply for the competition, applicants must: Be a Nigerian Write a submit essay on the given topic  Essay must not be more than 1000 words ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  15-Nov-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Prizes and Sponsprship

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

Florin Roebig Scholarship Essay Contest, USA

The award will be distributed in the following manner: First place: $750 Second place: $500 Third place: $250 ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  01-Dec-2021
  •  United States
  • $$  $750

NCDMB Annual National Essay Competition for Nigerian Undergraduates

Prizes will be awarded as follows:  N1,000,000 for 1st place,  N700,000 for 2nd place,  N500,000 for 3rd . All Top 10 national finalist shall each receive a laptop. ... more details

  •  Course, Diploma, Bachelor, Contest
  •  20-Oct-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  10 laptops, cash prizes

UBA Foundation essay competition for Senior Secondary School, Africa

1st prize winner N3,000,000 Educational grant to any African University 2nd prize winner N2,500,000 Educational grant to any African University 3rd prize winner N2,000,000 Educational grant to any African University ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  29-Oct-2021
  •  Africa
  • $$  Various prizes

Peterhouse Postgraduate International Competition in UK

The selected PhD candidates will be provided $48,200 per annum for up to three years of doctoral study at the University of Cambridge. ... more details

  •  PhD
  •  01-Jan-2022
  •  United Kingdom
  • $$  $48,200

Ivy Panda Annual Video Contest international awards, USA

Ivy Panda will provide the award amount of $1,500 to winning candidates in the USA.... more details

  •  Course, Bachelor
  •  31-Oct-2021
  •  United States
  • $$  $1,500

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

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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

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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