Stage of Life Monthly Student Writing Contest

28 November 2010 features a monthly writing contest for
high school and college students dealing with real world issues.  Our
short essay (500 words or less) writing contest has been featured on,, FoxBusiness and other media outlets.  Past
contests have dealt with the Gulf Oil Spill, America’s relationship to
food and the obesity epidemic, education improvement, stress
management for teens, etc.  This student writing competition is a
non-fiction, memoir, blogging, essay-style contest for teenagers in
high school or young adults in college.

Awards:  Cash or Gift Card prize from a national merchant (value of
$25 or more) is issued each month to the winning essayist, along with
Stage of Life SWAG (T-Shirt, Pen). also sends out a
PR Newswire press release about each contest, naming the winner.
 This particular press release resulted in a feature story about the
winner that’s being written for a metro newspaper paper in CT.

Entry Fee:  None

Deadline:  Monthly.  Essay for current contest topic is due the last
day of each month by 12am PST.

Web Site URL:
–Master site domain:
–Contest url – High School:
–Contest url – College:

Contact Email:  (Eric Thiegs, CEO of

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