(Billy Graham Center Archives) Billy Graham once said, "We must have military power to keep madmen from taking over the world." What he is trying to say is if a country has a lot of military power that will deter someone from trying to take it over. The essay must be at least 700 words and no more than 1000 words and it must be submitted online. National Peace Essay Contest Deadline is in early February The Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding runs the National Peace Essay Contest. Spirit of Anne Frank Awards Deadline is in early March The Anne Frank Center is looking for high school seniors that have played a leadership role in their community. The Spirit of Anne Frank Award will go to a student who has exhibited some of the principles and ideals of Anne Frank. With the cost of university study increasing in the UK, we know how important it is to make the most of your studies and get the grade you need to kick-start your career. EngineerGirl! Food Engineering Essay Deadline is in early March Every year the EngineerGirl Essay Contest asks boys and girls to write an essay about a different subject. The competition is run by the National Academy of Engineering. The best essay will get a prize of a 10,000 U.S. Savings Bond, with 5,000, 3,000 and 2,000 Savings Bonds awarded to the first, second and third place winners in each grade category.
Apprentice Ecologist Initiative, deadline is in late December, an 850 educational scholarship will be awarded annually to the authors of the top Apprentice Ecologist essay in the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative. This tax-free and merit-based scholarship is available to any full or part-time student (aged 13 to 21) who is a candidate for a degree/diploma at a primary, secondary, or accredited.