IvyPanda Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship 2021 / How To Apply ($1500 in Scholarship)

IvyPanda hosts an Annual Essay writing contest which provides $1500 in scholarships annually for talented students who demonstrate mastery of essay writing.

Scholarships will be awarded to two winners of the IvyPanda Annual Essay Writing Contest:

  • the winner will receive $1,000
  • the runner-up prize is $500.

Eligibility for the IvyPanda Annual Essay Writing Contest

  • IvyPanda  will accept submissions from current high school, college, or university students from any country.
  • The winners will be required to send them proof of their academic status or enrollment.
Annual Essay Writing Contest
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Submission requirements

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]
  • Follow their Facebook, Twitter or Instagram; like and share the post with the contest description pinned on our social media pages.
  • Send them 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 their 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?”
  • Each participant may submit only one essay and win just one award.
Essay Contest
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How the essays would be Evaluated

  • All submitted works will be evaluated by a team of highly qualified writers and editors based on the following criteria:
  • Grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Organization
  • Style
  • Referencing system

The winners will be determined based on their editors’ team evaluation.

  • The best essays will be published on the IvyPanda blog.

The Deadline for this Contest is MAY 31, 2020. 

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