The ASP Writing Contest is Open for Submission! Deadline: 3/30/18

American Study Program Writing Contest

Deadline: March 30, 2018


How will education prepare students as global leaders in 2118? Write your essay about what you think education will look like in the future and how external influences might play a role in preparing students as global leaders.


This contest is open to all U.S. high school juniors and seniors.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Essays must contain a minimum of 2500 words.
  • Submit your essay with a cover page including your name, address, phone number, email and the name of your school.
  • All essays must be submitted electronically to contest(at), or by using the form on the Writing Contest Submission page.
  • Essays must be emailed as an attachment, in Microsoft Word, double-spaced and 12-point font.


Five essays will be selected for a prize.

  • First Place Prize $750
  • Second Place Prize $500
  • Third Place Prize $250
  • Fourth Place Prize $100
  • Fifth Place Prize $50


Winners will be notified by April 27th, 2018.  All decisions by the judges are final.