Thriving Writer Scholarship: Essay Writing Contest 2017 (March 9 – May 9)

Thriving Writer Scholarship: Essay Writing Contest 2017

It’s time to invite all readers of our website to take part in a challenging essay writing contest.

The aim of the contest is to promote improving the quality of higher education in the United States by providing an educational environment that supports the values of knowledge, professionalism, creativity and volunteerism.

As a result, you’ll get a chance to get your essay published and earn a valuable prize. By the way, you can express any opinions related to the topic you choose!


Our prizes will be impressive, so we advise to try!

  • the First Place: 1000$
  • the Second Place: 800$
  • the Third Place: 500$

Guidelines to Participation

Essays must have:

  • your essay title
  • your name
  • e-mail
  • age
  • gender

⚹Entries missing any of the above information will not be considered. Also, essays must be written by one person. Co-authored essays are not accepted.


  • Argumentative Essay: Do Mobile Apps Really Improve Students Learning?
  • Analysis Essay: What Effect Do Longer School Days Have on a School’s Educational Outcomes?
  • Argumentative Essay: How Has Education Changed Since the Introduction of the Internet?
  • Narrative Essay: Will Online Resources Spell the End of Traditional Academic Books?
  • Analysis Essay: What’s the Best Way to Go About Writing an Essay?
  • Analysis Essay: What Makes a Good College Entrance Essay?
  • Argumentative Essay: Do Mobile Apps Really Improve Students Learning?
  • Argumentative Essay: Why Extracurricular Activities Increase Students Career Prospects
  • Cause and Effect Essay: Should Colleges Be Made More Accountable for Bad Results Achieved by the Students?
  • Reflective Essay: What Effect Does Parent Involvement in Schools Have on Education?
  • Argumentative Essay: Should Students Be Rewarded for Good Attendance Records?
  • Descriptive Essay: What Effect Does Being Labeled “Gifted and Talented” Have on Students?
  • Cause and Effect Essay: Should Higher Education Be Available Everybody for Free?
  • Analysis Essay: Education as the Perfect Instrument for Social Change
  • Argumentative Essay: What Are the Positive and Negative Effects of Having School Uniforms?
  • Descriptive Essay: The Role of Education in National Development
  • Narrative Essay: How Does Your Social Class Affect the Quality of Your Education
  • Analysis Essay: What Causes Some Schools to Fail to Educate Students?
  • Argumentative Essay: How Does Standardized Testing Affect Student Dropout Rates?
  • Cause and Effect Essay: What Causes American Students to Lag Behind Students from Other Countries on International Tests?


The essays should be 1000-1200 words long.


Our contest is open to participants from all countries, but the essays should be written in English. Pay attention, good grammar does matter!

Plagiarism-Free Policy

Plagiarism-Free Policy

Plagiarism is not allowed. All essays will be checked for uniqueness with the help of our powerful plagiarism checker.

If any signs of plagiarism are revealed, your submission will be DISQUALIFIED from the contest.

Also, you need include a list of references for all sources you used in the process of writing your essay!

Essay Submission Dates

By the way, you will have a lot of time, guys!

All essays are accepted only by email from March 9, 2017, till May 9, 2017.

The results will be announced at, and the winners will be notified via email.

Who Can Participate?

Absolutely everyone! Our contest is international and it’s not limited by age. If you believe you can write a good essay on any of the topics provided for this contest, feel free to submit your entry!

How to Enter The Contest?

Write your essay and send it as an attached document via email. Only these file types are accepted: .doc, .docs, Google Docs. The subject line of your message should be “ThrivingWriter Scholarship: TITLE OF YOUR TOPIC” (you should name your chosen topic). Also, you should include your name in the body of this message.


Submit your essay at [email protected] and believe in yourself!