IvyPanda.com provides $1,500 in scholarships annually for talented students who demonstrate mastery of essay writing. Scholarships will be awarded to two winners: the winner will receive $1,000; the runner-up prize is $500.

Submission requirements
  1. Write an essay on one of the following topics:
    • The Impact of COVID-19 on Education
    • Socializing Safely During the Pandemic
    • What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Environmental and Energy Consciousness

    Your essay must:

    • Have a word count of 500-700 words (excluding title, header, and works cited page)
    • Be written in the US or UK English
    • Be 100% plagiarism-free
    • Be submitted in .doc or .docx format
    • Follow MLA style to format the paper and cite sources (download our MLA checklist to check your formatting)
    • Have three or more sources cited on the Works Cited page
    • The filename should be [IvyPanda Writing Contest_Last Name]
  2. Follow IvyPanda’s FacebookTwitter or Instagram; like and share the post with the contest description pinned on our social media pages.
  3. Send Ivy Panda an email at scholarship@ivypanda.com with “IvyPanda Writing Contest Submission” as the subject line and the following content inside (in this particular order):
  • Your essay
  • The screenshot proving that you followed our social media
  • The screenshot of the post with the contest description shared on your social media
  • The answer to the question: “Where did you find out about the IvyPanda Contest?

Apply here:  https://ivypanda.com/scholarship-writing

Deadline May 31, 2021

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