American Foreign Service National High School Essay Contest

Amount : $2,500

Addition to tha $2,500 award, a trip to Washingto DC (with applicant's parents) to meet Secretary Clinton and a fully funded tuition for Semester at Sea are included.

Applicant must submit an essay on a topic selected by the AFSA. Contest open to all U.S. citizen high school students whose parents are NOT in the Foreign Service. Must be U.S. citizens.

Key Facts

Type [?] : Scholarship
Award amount : $2,500
School specific [?] : No
Est. Deadline [?] : April 15
04/15/2022 (128 days left)
Application received [?] :
Total granted [?] : 1
Renewable : No
Need to repay : No
Required enrollment : High school freshman; High school junior; High school senior; High school sophomore
Separate Application is required :


Citizenship : US
Essay : Essay is required

Sponsor and Contact Information

Sponsor name : American Foreign Service Association (AFSA)
Sponsor website : http://www.afsa.org/essay_contest.aspx
Sponsor address : 2101 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037 United States
Sponsor phone : 202 338-4045
Sponsor FAX : 202 338-6820
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  • Chris Lee (clee) at Jan 19th, 2012
    Than you for the information. It is now updated!
  • Perri Green at Jan 19th, 2012
    Please include the award of $2500, a trip to Washington, DC to with the student's parents to meet Secretary Clinton and a fully funded tuition for Semester at Sea! All the other information is correct.
  • Chris Lee (clee) at Jan 12th, 2012
    The essay topic is related to politics which is not an easy subject.
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