October 15, 2021

$500 Chapter College Scholarship Award

The Winning Essay will be forwarded to our International Headquarters and will be considered for additional scholarship funds.

2021 Essay Topic

Promoting self-employment and entrepreneurship is an important way of creating new jobs and enhancing the labor market for the unemployed and other disadvantaged groups. In a post -COVID environment, why is it essential that young people change their mindset towards self-employment?

Eligibility and Rules

The Contest is open to all college-bound, high school seniors who submit an essay application through a Chapter of the Fraternity.


The essay must be original and neither previously published nor secured by copyright. The essay must be between 700 and 750 words in length. The type-written, double-spaced essay must be attached to the application or emailed to 


All submissions will be reviewed by your local Chapter (determined by your high school/home address). Submissions will not be accepted after October 15, 2021. Do not change or shorten the Essay Topic.

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