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Write to Ignite

Your chance to pen your way to a $500 cash prize

Write to Ignite is an annual essay competition that provides all members of the High School Ambassador Program (HAP) a chance to win the grand prize of $500!

All essay submissions must address this year’s theme “Is Cryptocurrency here to stay?” and cannot be more than 500 words. The first place prize is $500, the second place prize is $250 and the third place prize is $100.

The winning entries will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Research demonstrated
  • Creativity
  • Clarity/language, and
  • Adherence to the theme

Submissions will accepted between March 25 and May 17, 2019. Students can email their submissions to