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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AAU, Ekpoma SUG essay competition, Nigeria

Entries are to be submitted in Document/PDF format with name, dept, faculty, level, and WhatsApp number attached and sent to Sugvp21@gmail.com and in not more than 1000 words. ESSAY WRITING topic ”MY PLANS FOR NIGERIA IF ELECTED PRESIDENT&rdqu... more details

  •  Contest
  •  12-Jul-2021
  •  Nigeria

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

Beautiful Ones are Born (BOAB) Competition for Secondary School Students

The Scholarship will run between May 2021 and September 2021 with the Grand Finale taking place on October 2021. Winners of this competition will receive: 1st Place: ?10,000,000 2nd Place: ?5,000,000 3rd Place: ?2,500,000 Winners will al... more details

  •  Course
  •  15-Jun-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  ₦2,500,000 - ₦10,000,000

Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Essay Competition, Nigeria

1st Prize: N250,000 and automatic employment in the company 2nd Prize: N150,000 3rd Prize: 100,000 ... more details

  •  Contest
  •  19-Jul-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Prizes N100,000 - N250,000

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

GDN Video Contest for Young Researchers in the Global South, India

Eligibility criteria are as follows: Disciplinary expertise: The competition is open to researchers with at least a Master’sdegree in social sciences. Applicants from the natural sciences are welcome to apply ifthey are currently workin... more details

  •  Master, PhD
  •  04-Jul-2021
  •  India
  • $$  EUR 6,000

MAN @ 50 Essay Competition for Undergraduate Students in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

1. validation of Candidates identity: The competition is designed for current registered undergraduate students in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions of any course of study. The Candidates submit evidence of identification such as ID Cards/ Evidence ... more details

  •  Bachelor, Contest
  •  30-Jun-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Varies

EMEND World Environment Day 2021 Writing Competition, Nigeria

Entries are expected from all students of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria, except final year students.  ... more details

  •  Course, Diploma, Bachelor, Master, Contest
  •  15-May-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Varies

Win N100,000 + More: Nigeria Higher Education Foundation Scholarship Essay Competition 2021

The Grand Prize winner will be awarded ?100,000, a new laptop, 1 online certificate course*, a 1-year internet subscription** and 1 year of university tuition. The First Runner-up will be awarded ?75,000, a 1-year internet subscription** and 1 yea... more details

  •  Course, Diploma, Bachelor, Master, Contest
  •  28-May-2021
  •  Nigeria
  • $$  Various prizes

Recover Africa Youth Competition for African Youth

Recover Africa Youth Competition 2021 Categories The competition rides on 3 categories modelled against creativity and innovation: Photography Applicants can submit their experiences through photos. Such submissions should be accompanied by a vide... more details

  •  Course, Diploma, Bachelor, Fellowship, Contest
  •  26-Apr-2021
  •  Africa

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Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest for Youth

The following awards will be given in the Children’s category and Youth category respectively: 1st Prize: Certificate, prize of 100,000 Yen (approx. US$900 as of March 2021) and gift … 1 entrant 2nd Prize: Certificate, prize of 50,00... more details

  •  Course, Diploma, Bachelor, Contest
  •  15-Jun-2021
  •  Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America
  • $$  Cash Prizes

African Union Continental Essay Competition, Africa

Winners will be awarded a certificate of recognition, featured on the Pan-African Young Leaders Program webpage and their ideas included in the Pan-African Young Leaders Training Manual... more details

  •  Course, Diploma, Bachelor, Master, Contest
  •  19-Apr-2021
  •  Africa
  • $$  Varies

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