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Washington State University
Scholarship Details



  • We will accept submissions from current high school, college, or university students from any country. The winners will be required to send us proof of their academic status or enrollment.

How to Apply:

  • Write an essay on one of the following topics:
    • Contribution of Technology in Education
    • Is Studying Abroad Worth It?
    • Should Video Games Be Used in Education?

    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 our FacebookTwitter or Instagram; like and share the post with the contest description pinned on our social media pages.
  • Send us an email at with:
    • 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?”

Each participant may submit only one essay and win just one award.


Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Deadline: 05/31/2020

Amount: $1000

Paper Application Available

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