The Platt Family Scholarship for 2016 entry is now open. Entries will be accepted until July 31, 2016. The winners of this Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest will be awarded $2,750 in total. To apply, participants need to write an essay responding the topic question below.
One other popular essay writing contest is the Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest. The question students are expected to answer is whether Abraham Lincoln’s life and accomplishments are relevant to today’s generation. This college contest is available only to full-time students who are attending college in the United States.
Students interested in applying for this essay writing scholarship must have been enrolled in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education in the spring semester of 2008 in order to apply for this award. The deadline is July 1 of each year. Three prizes of $250, $500, and $1,000 have been awarded each year since 1999.
Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest - lincolnforum
The Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest is open to full- time undergraduate students enrolled in an American college or university. You must write an essay between 1,500 and 5,000 words on the topic, “Lincoln the War President” to be eligible for this award. Complete details and topic prompt are on the sponsor’s web site.