428 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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Sony World Organization 2024 Photography Awards Contest for Students & Professional Photographers Worldwide

Global exposure is given to not only to the overall winners, but also to shortlisted and commended photographers. Recognised photographers can receive: Exhibition at Somerset House, London Potential to be included in international exhibitions I... more details

  •  Contest
  •  10-Jan-2025
  •  Worldwide
  • $$  Varies

Think Canada 2024 Education Annual Essay Competition for African Students

Show off your creative approaches to education challenges in Nigeria and Ghana in the 2024 essay writing competition and stand a chance to win up to $1500, scholarships among other exciting prizes from our partners. 1st Place: $1500 + School Pr... more details

  •  Contest
  •  21-Jul-2024
  •  Africa
  • $$  Varies

Distinction 2024 Quizathon Competition For Undergraduates

Win Exciting Prize: 1st Prize ?300,000 2nd Prize ?200,000 3rd Prize ?100,000 Top 3 universities with highest participation rate ?350,000 ?1,000,000 worth of prizes for upto 50 students ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  22-Jun-2024
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  N3,000,000

KPMG Private Enterprise Global Tech Innovator Competition 2024

The competition is an unrivaled platform to profile your business. The benefits are second to none if you take the opportunity to compete. National and Global Exposure: Raise awareness of your innovation and your business by showcasing it on a prest... more details

  •  Contest
  •  Not Specified
  •  Worldwide
  • $$  Varies

Call for Application: UNESCO/ICM Martial Arts Photo Contest 2024

Prize Numbers Prize Money Grand 1 5,000,000 KRW Gold 2 3,000,000 KRW each Silver 3 1,500,000 KRW each Bronze 5 700,000 KRW each Fine work 20 300,000 KRW each Total 31 25,000,000 KRW  Th... more details

  •  Contest
  •  22-Jul-2024
  •  Worldwide
  • $$  Varies

Growth Hub 2024 Growth Accelerator & Grant Competition

Access to SME friendly Financial Services for 1,000 Businesses (via our Finance Partners) Business grants & Acceleration program for 10 selected Businesses (via our Finance Partners and Sponsors) Access to technology and Digitalization facilitie... more details

  •  Contest
  •  30-Jun-2024
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Varies

Heirs Insurance 2024 Essay Championship

Winner will receive N5,000,000 The 1st runner-up will receive a N2,000,000 scholarship, 2nd runner-up will be awarded a N1,000,000 scholarship ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  01-Jul-2024
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Varies

African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) 2024 My African Heritage Competition

A weekend trip to a World Heritage Site. The prize includes a round-trip flight ticket (in economy class), accommodation, meals paid for 2 nights.... more details

  •  Contest
  •  Not Specified
  •  Africa
  • $$  Varies

develoPPP Ventures Ideas Competition for African Entrepreneurs 2024

The company is registered in the target country OR plans to register there prior to the investment The company is privately owned and profit-oriented  At least one annual financial statement is provided  A viable business plan and a financ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  30-Jun-2024
  •  Kenya
  • $$  EUR 100,000

2024 Digital Skilling Competition for Young Learners, Youths & Civil Servants

Basic 10 million naira cash prize for the grand prize winner! 7.5 million naira cash consolation prizes for first runner up. 5 million cash consolation prize for second runner up. Intermediate 15 million naira cash prize for the grand prize winner 12... more details

  •  Contest
  •  Not Specified
  •  Africa
  • $$  Varies

ABSA/SANAVA L’Atelier Art Competition for African Artists 2024

The prizes There are four prizes for the competition: The main prize for the winner of each Group; and The Absa Latelier Gerard Sekoto Award for a South African entrant that continues to demonstrate growth in their art production. Main prize The wi... more details

  •  Contest
  •  16-Jun-2024
  •  Africa
  • $$  Varies

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Call For Application - Africa Ball Pen Art Contest By BIC Art Master 2024

Get recognized and rewarded for your talent. Get chosen by the experienced judging panel to become the BIC® Art Master of Africa for 2024 $2,000 Cash Prize, Online Personalized Gallery and get featured in BIC Art Collection Second prize: $1,000 ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  18-Jul-2024
  •  Africa
  • $$  Varies

MUFG Bank/NYCT Urban Future Prize Competition 2024

Two non-dilutive prizes of $50K each will be awarded to two companies that embody the drive and mission needed to address the greatest challenge of our time. Acceptance and membership into New York City’s premier climate-tech incubator, with i... more details

  •  Contest
  •  01-May-2025
  •  Cuba
  • $$  Varies

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