134 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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NESG Undergraduate Essay Competition, Nigeria

The top three students will receive: Paid Internship at the NESG Essay presentation to an audience of top public/private officials Prestigious certificate of performance Top 50 students will receive: Virtual tickets to attend the 27th Nige... more details

  •  Contest
  •  03-Oct-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Various prizes

MTN mPulse Spelling Bee Competition, Nigeria

Reward & Prizes POSITION PRIZES 1st Prize Student   Winner’s trophy N2 million scholarship grant 1 laptop 1 smartphone mPulse Go... more details

  •  Contest
  •  03-Oct-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  7 Million Cash Prize, Laptops, Smartphones, plus more

Pa Alfred Agunbiade Memorial Essay Competition, Nigeria

1st Prize :N250K 2nd Prize: N150K 3rd Prize : N100K Winners will be announced on 24 September, 2021... more details

  •  Contest
  •  10-Sep-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  500,000 Cash Prize

Green Diamond Essay Competition, Nigeria

THE WINNER N1,000,000 Macbook Branded Laptop bag Internet subscription for 3months Journal & Stationery   1ST RUNNER-UP N750,000 HP laptop Bran... more details

  •  Contest
  •  10-Sep-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Prizes: 3 Million Naira, MacBook, Laptops, Lots more

AfCFTA Continental Youth Essay Competition, Africa

The top 5 essay participants (one per sub-theme) will have an opportunity to attend the continental Young Leaders and Policy Makers Summer School (BootCamp) in Arusha, Tanzania.... more details

  •  Contest
  •  16-Sep-2021
  •  Africa
  • $$  Various prizes

YALDA-AfCFTA Youth Creative Competition, Africa

1st Place Winner will: Receive $1,000 USD Mentorship by staff at YALDA or partner institutions for all winners Work published on websites and in publications of YALDA and partners Opportunity to present submission at YALDA or one of the partn... more details

  •  Contest
  •  30-Sep-2021
  •  Africa
  • $$  US$ 1800, prizes, monitorship

LADEWIN 2022 Undergraduate ESPEN Contest & Awards, Nigeria

Each winner would be awarded a Brand New Laptop. Other gifts includes #200,000 Cash Prize, Plaque Award and Certificate. In addition to prizes, winners and shortlisted applicants must be available to attend the Award Ceremony Day in Abuja. ... more details

  •  Course, Diploma, Bachelor, Contest
  •  13-Sep-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Each winner would be awarded a Brand New Laptop plus more

NERC Essay Contest for Secondary School Students, Nigeria

Fantastic prizes to be won by:FIRST PositionSECOND PositionTHIRD PositionAnd lots of consolation prizes for other participants too!... more details

  •  Contest
  •  23-Aug-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Various prizes

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

ONE Stand Together Essay and Artwork Competition, Africa

a 13 inch 2020 Macbook Pro or 2020 Ipad Pro 12.9 inch (winner will be given the option to choose one) a bag of ONE Merchandise  a virtual meet up with one of the artists featured on the ONE #StandTogether Anthem. ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  20-Aug-2021
  •  Africa
  • $$  Various prizes: Macbook Pro or Ipad Pro, more

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

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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

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