National Peace Essay Contest

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Basic Information

Administrator: United States Institute of Peace
Scholarship Sponsor: United States Institute of Peace
Address: 2301 Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC 20037
Phone Number: 202-457-1700
Fax Number: 202-429-6063

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Additional Information

Amount of Scholarship: Up to $10,000
Number of Awards: Up to 53
Available to Class Level: 9-12
Requirements: High school students are eligible to submit 1500 word essays on topics related to international relations by February 1 each year. The 2012-2013 National Peace Essay Contest topic is Gender, War and Peacebuilding. Students will answer the question “What does it mean to have a gendered approach to war and peace issues?” Up to 53 state winners will receive scholarships and will come to Washington for an educational awards program (Categories of winners include: US States, DC, US Territories, and Overseas students).
Eligibility: High school students going to school in America or US citizens abroad.
Due Date: February 1, 2013
Applicaiton Online: Yes
Application Fees: Np
Scholarship History: The 2012-2013 National Peace Essay Contest is the 26th year of the contest.