[ GAMHOF Student Scholarship Essay Contest ]

April 2014

Dear Friend,

The German-American Hall of Fame (GAMHOF) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce an exciting initiative, our 2014 GAMHOF Student Scholarship Essay Contest.

With separate competitions for college and high school students, the essay contest will offer cash awards totaling $3,500 for the winning students in 2014. The two First prize winners will each take home $1,000, with Runners-up winning $500 each, and Third place winners earning $250 prizes.

Students who will have graduated high school prior to July 31, 2014 should enter the college competition. Student who have completed their Bachelorís/ college degrees are not eligible for this competition.

The mission of GAMHOF is to highlight the contributions of outstanding Americans of German ancestry, underscoring the tremendous positive impact of Americaís largest immigrant group. Such notable Americans as President Eisenhower, Babe Ruth and Albert Einstein have been inducted into the Hall of Fame.

This yearís student essay contest asks each applicant to write an essay, in 750 words or less, about the impact of German immigrants and German-Americans on one of the 50 US states. Applicants do not have to write about their own home states. Be aware of the need to be chronologically accurate.

To view and access the application for the GAMHOF Student Scholarship Essay Contest, visit click here. The deadline for all applications is 11:59PM Eastern Daylight time, July 31, 2014. Essays must be written in English. ONLY electronic entries will be accepted, and should be e-mailed to herbertstupp@gamhof.org.

Do you know of students who might be interested in applying and writing an essay about the irreplaceable contributions of German-Americans to one of the 50 U.S. states? Simply refer them to the GAMHOF website or this letter. Good luck to all the applicants.


Herbert W. Stupp
Board of Trustees
Chairman, Scholarship Committee

Download Here:
GAMHOF Student Scholarship Essay Info Letter for Year 2014
GAMHOF Student Scholarship Essay Application for Year 2014

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