10 Essay Contests for High School Sophomores and Juniors

The High School Essay Contest is open to High School students attending 9th through 12th grades.

National High School Essay Contest

: High school juniors can read Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead and write an essay on one of three topics. Prizes range from $50 to $10,000. The entry deadline is typically in April.

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Opportunities abound for high school sophomores and juniors to write essays and win money. For potential pay-days as big as $10,000, it’s time well-spent.

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My College Guide has gathered a list of 10 essay contests that high school sophomores and juniors can participate in. Be sure to check each contest’s website for complete rules and deadlines. Now, get your laptop ready and start writing!