ThePensters Essay Writing Contest: $1000 Scholarship for Your Essay

Showcase your writing skills and become a winner

Third ThePensters Essay Competition

August 2017 – May 2018

Though a $1000 scholarship will be awarded to the winner, second and third place will also win prizes. We hold contests and competitions each year for students’ benefits in the form of scholarships. The aim of this contest is to encourage great student writers and to give them a leg up in their studies.

Are you all ears now? Good! Then it’s time for you to read the terms and conditions of our third essay competition.

How to Participate in Our Third Contest

Step 1. Write an expository essay in English. Follow our requirements for essay writing, which are stated below.

Step 2. Send your essay to before May 31st, 2018. We will not notify you about receiving your email. So, please do not send us emails several times and do not ask us if we received your submission.

Together with the essay, add your contact information:

  • first name/middle name/surname
  • college/high school
  • year of graduation
  • major
  • phone number
  • email

Step 3. Wait for us to contact you, because if you get a note from us, you are a winner!

Essay Requirements

  1. The length of the essay should be between 500-700 words.
  2. Write an essay on the topic of:
    How Food Affects Our Mood
  3. Please write about three reasons for believing in your thesis statement in the form of body paragraphs and back up your reasons with viable evidence from respected sources.
  4. Do not write about yourself and don’t explain why you deserve to win the scholarship. We only care about the quality of your writing. Your reasons for participating and the explanations of why you need the money are not relevant in this case.
  5. Any point of view is acceptable, but use credible evidence in your essay.
  6. Have an introduction with a thesis statement, body paragraphs, and a conclusion.

Who has the Right to Participate?

All genders, ages, and nationalities are welcome to participate. Our only requirement is that you should be a current high school/college/university student. Only in this case will we consider your essay.

Contest Results

All essays will be reviewed by June 10, 2018. We will contact winners by June 15, 2018and discuss how we will transfer the prize money.

Good luck to all participants!

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