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Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

Website: http://www.thelincolnforum.org/scholarship-essay-contest.php

Who's Eligible: Full-time undergraduate students

Award Amount: Up to $1,500

Due Date: July 31


Celebrate one of history's most revered leaders by writing about him. Undergrads have up to 5,000 words to explain a specific topic related to Abraham Lincoln. Judging will be based solely on the essay—grades, financial need, and extracurricular activities do not count on this one, kids—so choose your words well.

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