Humane Education Network
Scholarship Name: Humane Education Network’s A Voice for Animals Essay Contest
Description: The 19th Annual Voices for Animals High School Essay Contest rewards prizes of up to $1,000 to high school students whose essays best promote the humane treatment of animals. Sponsored this year in part this year by the Palo Alto Humane Society, the contest is open to all eligible students, regardless of nationality or country of residence. To be eligible, you must currently be attending high school or be home schooled and under 19. Essays of no fewer than 1,300 words and no more than 1,500 words should examine either the mistreatment of one animal species or one cause of animal suffering, occurring anywhere in the world, and possible measures to reduce it. Essays without citations will be disqualified. Essays must be written in English and double-spaced. Your essay will be judged on originality, breadth and depth, organization and presentation, degree of research, and personal involvement in responses to cruelty.
Award: $150 – $1,000
Awards per Year: 11
Award is Open to: High School Students
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: Visit the HEN website for other requirements. Essays and applications must be submitted online.