Who's Eligible: All U.S. high school students
Award Amount: $3,000
Due Date: May 31, 2012 by 12 p.m. EST
Shmoop and Zinch want to reward you for a job well done! Just answer a short essay question about the best word in the English language, submit your entry, and wait for the money to roll in. 280 characters max, please. All U.S. high school students are eligible. Check out the Zinch blog for updates and to see the winner.