National High School Essay Contest American Foreign Service Association 2101 E Street NW Washington, DC 20037 Your essay will become the property of the American Foreign Service Association once it is submitted, and will not be returned. Deadline Your entry MUST be postmarked no later than April 15. The decisions of the judges are final.
American Foreign Service Association, Washington D. C. 13K likes. The American Foreign Service Association, established in 1924, is the professional association of the United States Foreign Service.
The United States Foreign Service National High School Essay Contest is open to all students in grades nine through twelve who are attending public, private or parochial schools, home schooled or participating in a high school correspondence program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories or as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. If your parents are.
AFSA High School Essay Contest This year, we throw the spotlight on a clear and present challenge: The growing number of refugees and internally displaced persons around the world. The contest challenges students to imagine themselves as a member of the Foreign Service posted to one of four countries that are directly affected by this crisis, and to propose solutions.
Secretary of State John Kerry meets with the winner of the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) essay contest, Kailee Pedersen, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC, on August 8, 2013.
Now in its 22nd year, the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA)’s National High School Essay Contest encourages students to think about how and why the United States engages globally to build peace, and about the role that the Foreign Service plays in advancing U.S. national security and economic prosperity. The essay prompt is below; you can find out more information about the rules.
The American Foreign Service Association's (AFSA) annual High School Essay Contest is a great opportunity for students whose parents are not in the Foreign Service are eligible to participate if they are in grades nine through twelve in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, or if they are U.S. citizens attending high school overseas.
Since 1999, the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) has sponsored a nationwide high school essay contest for students whose parents are not in the Foreign Service in order to create interest in the Foreign Service among the best and brightest high school students in the U.S. In the years since the contest began, AFSA has received thousands of submissions from all over the country.