Time and again, we hear about essay contests that have a scholarship attached with them. Such contests can be diverse in nature. These essays are definitely worth attempting. If you have average writing skills, general common sense and creativity, who knows? You could win a scholarship.
The sponsors of scholarship are naturally eager to determine who deserves what they offer. They use scholarship essay contests as the ubiquitous tool.
There are many scholarship essay contests restricted to students of particular schools or colleges. Corporate entities, trusts and other national or international bodies award scholarships for education anywhere, to students of any school or college. The contestants span a wider geographic area including the whole world. Naturally such scholarships are very hotly contested.