AFSA High School Essay Contest

Provided by: American Foreign Service Association

Award

$2,500

Deadline

March 15, 2017

The AFSA High School Essay Contest is open to high school students. In order to apply, imagining that you are a U.S. Ambassador, you must submit a 1000 - to 1250 - word essay explaining what you as a diplomat would do, using the resources available to you as Ambassador, to improve the relations between the U.S. and your country of choice (Turkey, Kenya, Afghanistan, Iraq), and how the major foreign policy differences between that nation and the United States might best be handled in our national interest.