Participants must currently be in their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school during the time of the program. Exceptions will only be made under extraordinary circumstances. A major project of NSCDA, this essay contest for high school students is held under the auspices of the Washington Workshops Foundation, a private non-profit educational program in American government. Essay winners from each State Society are awarded full tuition scholarships to attend a week-long Congressional Seminar on national government in Washington, D.
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This essay contest is a major project of Virginia Society. It is organized under the auspices of the Washington Workshops Foundation, a private nonprofit educational program in American government for high school students. Who is eligible through this website? Students in the 10th, 11th and 12th grades in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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Vlach, a University Fellows honor student and John Howard Scholar, also earned first place in the competition. The graduating senior hopes to earn her doctorate in American intellectual history and become a professor. Hancock hopes to move to Washington, D. The 44 societies and 15, members of the NSCDA promote appreciation for the people, places and events that led to the formation and development of the U.