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.
New this year is the opportunity for the winner of the Contest to be awarded $20,000 over the course of four years. Several of the Newman Guide colleges have agreed to supplement the Newman Society’s scholarship with additional $5,000 grants over three additional years. Learn which Newman Guide colleges have opted to supplement the Newman Society scholarship at this link.
Please review important links about the Essay Scholarship Contest:
Contest Application (Closed)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the Essay Scholarship Contest.
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