Students whose parents are not in the Foreign Service are eligible to participate if they are in grades nine through twelve in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the . territories, or if they are . citizens attending high school overseas. Students may be attending a public, private, or parochial school. Entries from home-schooled students are also accepted. Previous first-place winners and immediate relatives of directors or staff of the AFSA and Semester at Sea are not eligible to participate. Previous honorable mention recipients are eligible to enter. $2,500 to the writer of the winning essay, in addition to an all-expense paid trip to the nation’s capital from anywhere in the . for the winner and his or her parents, and an all-expense paid educational voyage courtesy of Semester at Sea.
Every semester there are more new subjects, it takes more efforts to study them. Correspondingly the student has to write an essay that requires a lot of knowledge and time in each subject at the end of the semester. Exactly this form of examination is becoming more and more popular in order to check the student’s knowledge, and thus it is necessary to devote much time and energy to write it. Essay writing is a complicated and time-consuming process and requires a good understanding of studied material and creative skills, which not all students have. And when there is a problem that it is impossible to write an essay on time, so you need help writing an essay for college.
Each of the top three winners will be given the opportunity to have their work published and shared across a large variety of social media outlets in order to help promote the author's talent. We kindly ask all participants to follow-up on information being posted on as that is where we will initially release the winner list through the means of a special blog post. The winners will be contacted first of course to see if it is acceptable for their names to be released in this post as well as if we have permission to share their work on various platforms.