The Olive Garden Pasta Tales Essay Contest asks applicants, "If you were given $5,000 to support education in your local community, how would you use it, and why?" A grand prize winner will be chosen and flown to New York City for a three-day vacation as well as win a $2,500 savings bond.
Essays must be anywhere from 250 - 500 words, and students in grades 1 - 12 are welcome to apply.
In addition to the grand prize, a winner will be selected from each grade level to win a $500 savings bond and family dinner at their local Olive Garden.
Website: Olive Garden Pasta Tales Essay Contest