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Knight Essay Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: December 31, 2016
Scholarship Value: $5,000
Number of Scholarships - 3

This contest is open to all students who are United States citizens or legal resident aliens. Contestants shall be in the freshman, sophomore, junior or senior grade of high school study during the contest year and attending school, including accredited home schools.

The contest must be entered through a Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution near the student's residence. If the State does not have chapters or if the chapters are not participating, the contest may be entered at the State level. If the State does not participate, then the essay may be submitted to the At Large Judge (see below). Only one entry per student is permitted per contest year. The first place national winner is not eligible to participate in the contest again.

Chapter and State essay submission dates may vary by location. Chapter and state deadlines are established by the chapter and state chairmen. Check ESSAY CONTACTS to locate your state contact and to request local deadline and submission information.

All essays must be submitted to the Chapter or State Knight Essay Chairmen by the deadline established by the Chapter or State. For students from a state where the State Society does not participate, the essay must be submitted to the At Large Judge, Mr. Allen Gray (, by December 31st. Some Chapter or State Chairmen encourage the electronic submission of the essay. If submitting an essay electronically, confirm the acceptable format(s) with the Chapter or State chairman.