Students, who have good writing skills, and need financial assistance, can apply The Alert Scholarship Essay Contest funded by the Alert Magazine. The Alert Scholarship is open for those students enrolled in high school based in one of the following locations: Alaska, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, and Wyoming.
Through this program, the candidates can help others become more alert by speaking out against the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. Apart from this, this scholarship essay contest will finance their education, and help them achieve their academic goals. Students interested in this programme can win this wonderful scholarship by using their writing skills.
Alert Magazine is a famous magazine committed to reducing the abuse of drugs and alcohol through education efforts in high schools. It is also known as Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Magazine. It has been in publication since 1987.
|Educational Level||High School|
|Number of Awards||N/A|
|Requirements||Essay, transcripts, photo, school name, and contact info|
Who May Be Eligible
To be eligible, the applicants must match all the following criteria:
- Participants must be enrolled in a high school based in one of the following locations: Alaska, Colorado, Minnesota, Montana, Idaho, North Dakota, Oregon, Washington, South Dakota and Wyoming;
- Aspirants must maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or better;
- Aspirants must have plans to attend college after graduation.
How to Apply
To be considered, you need to write an essay in 650 to 800 a word about a personal encounter you, or someone you know has had with drug and alcohol abuse. In your essay explain how the situation was dealt with, what you learned from it, what others can learn from the experience, and what was right or wrong. Applicants need to mail their essay, transcripts, photo, school name, and contact info to the given address:
P.O. Box 4833
Boise, Idaho 83711
This Scholarship Essay Contest will provide a $500 college scholarship to the writer of the best drug and/or alcohol abuse-related essay.
Applications are currently open.