With an unbeatable lineup of over 300 of the greatest literary works the world has ever known, Signet Classics is the publisher that students, education professionals and the public turn to more than any other. Now, we are proud to host our twenty-third annual Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest, in which five high school juniors or seniors (or home-schooled students aged 16-18) can each win a $1,000 scholarship award to be used toward their higher education plus a Signet Classics library for their school or public library! Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher (or a parent/legal guardian for home-schooled students) on behalf of students who write an essay on one of five topics for this year's competition book, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
The Contest is open to 11th and 12th grade full-time matriculated students who are attending high schools located in the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, or home-schooled students between the ages of 16-18 who are residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia at time of entry.
Five (5) Grand Prize Winner(s) will each receive (i) a check for one thousand dollars ($1,000) to be used toward winner's tuition and/or expenses related to their higher education; and (ii) a Signet Classics Library for the Winner's school library, or public library in the case of a home-schooled winner. (Grand Prize Approximate Retail Value: $2,600)