What is the Newman Society’s Essay Scholarship Contest?

The Cardinal Newman Society offers an Essay Scholarship Contest exclusively for high school seniors.  This year is our third annual Contest!

High school students must sign up for our “Recruit Me” program (see the link below for eligibility requirements) to participate.

The winner of this year’s Contest will be awarded $5,000 toward the cost of attending one of the institutions recommended in The Newman Guide in the fall of 2019.

Please review important links about the Essay Scholarship Contest:

Eligibility Requirements & Additional Rules

Essay Guidelines

Contest Application

Contest Timeline:

February 18, 2019: Contest Application and Essay due to The Cardinal Newman Society

By the end of May 2019: Newman Society announces winner of Contest

Summer/Fall 2019: A one-time $5,000 scholarship will be paid to the Newman Guide institution that the Contest winner will be attending, to be put toward the student’s college expenses.

Please email programs@cardinalnewmansociety.org with any questions about the Essay Scholarship Contest.

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