Academic Scholarships/ Competitions/ Opportunities
sponsoring an essay and video contest for grades 9–12. In a short essay
(up to 750 words) or video (up to 5 minutes long), students are to answer
the question: What is America’s biggest challenge in the world today?
The top prize in each category is $1,500 and an all-expenses-paid trip to
New York City to attend the 2018 Foreign Policy Centennial Spring Dinner
in May. Second- and third-prize winners will each receive $500. Importantly, it gives these students an opportunity for national recognition. Every student who enters, along with their teacher, will receive formal certificates of recognition for their efforts. Click here for more details.
The deadline for entries is January 31, 2018. For more information, go to fpa.org.
The contest is a terrific way to get your students to think critically
about foreign policy and its importance to the nation.
The Foreign Policy Association celebrates its centennial in 2018. Since 1918, the FPA has worked to promote discussion of foreign policy in schools and among the general public. The Foreign Policy Association is a bipartisan organization endorsed by every U.S. President since its founding by Woodrow Wilson 100 years ago.
Free N.J.I.T. Summer Camp
This awesome program is offered to high school students in northern New Jersey.
Students will be introduced to the world of finance and learn about entrepreneurship, financial markets, and money concepts. Those interested in Wall Street and possible futures in finance or economics are highly encouraged to attend. Also this program is FREE and runs from June 26th- July 20th (with 1 scheduled field trip and an exclusive week-long overnight camp [during the week of July 10th- July14th]).
Please see attached flyer and application. Thank you and good luck.
Annual Student Literary Award
“The Truth about the Holocaust & Stalinist Repression”
FOR GRADES 9 - 12
The Prakhin Foundation presents an award for the best literary work on the last Sunday of January of each year at the
Museum of Jewish Heritage
A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City
Any aspect of Holocaust & Stalin’s’ repressive regime may be presented by student (or group of students) in prose, poetry, art or drama (play), survivor’s testimonies (including photo documents)
The submittal with the attached form should be sent to:
New Jersey Department of Education
New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education
P.O. Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625
Entries should be submitted by December of every year