Limitless Learners Contest

Win $500 for college plus $1000 for a school or library.

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When you love learning, there's no limit to what you can achieve! Apply to the Limitless Learners Contest to win money for college, plus a donation for your elementary school or local library.
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Prize

Six (6) students will be selected to win the following:

  • $500 to contribute to future education expenses.
  • $1000 donation for their school or local library.
  • Premium lifetime membership to Education.com for their educator.
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Who qualifies

Applicants for the Limitless Learners Contest must:

  • Be students in kindergarten to 5th grade as of the 2019–2020 school year.
  • Have the written consent of a parent or legal guardian (see form here).
  • Be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
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How to apply

Students will need to do the following by October 31, 2019 to apply:

  • Obtain a completed consent form signed by the applicant's parent or legal guardian.
  • Respond to the following prompt in the appropriate format (listed below): Describe a time when you were having so much fun, you didn't realize you were learning something new!
    • Kindergarten students: Create a piece of art (e.g. draw or paint a picture) and write about what is happening, or ask an adult to write a sentence or two describing your picture.
    • 1st grade students: Create a piece of art (e.g. draw or paint a picture) and write 1–3 sentences about it.
    • 2nd grade students: Write a short story (5–8 sentences) and create at least one picture to illustrate it.
    • 3rd grade: Write a short story, journal entry, or comic strip.
    • 4th grade: Write a short story, journal entry, poem, or comic strip.
    • 5th grade: Write a personal narrative, short story, poem, or comic strip.
  • Submit the above to our judges:
    • Via email to contest@education.com.
    • Via standard mail to:
      Education.com
      401 East Third Avenue
      San Mateo, CA 94401
      Attn: Limitless Learners
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Judging Criteria

Submissions will be judged based on quality, creativity, storytelling, and originality.


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