Who's Eligible: 8th graders through grad students
Award Amount: Up to $10,000
Due Date: March-September
Bone up on your objectivism and you could land some serious college cash. Students who compose award-winning essays on Ayn Rand's books Anthem, Atlas Shrugged, We the Living, or The Fountainhead will walk away with cash prizes and a novel award to put on their college application. Deadlines and age restrictions vary according to the novel so hit the official site to learn the exact requirements.