Note: The 2016 "Words to be Heard" Scholarship Contest is now closed for entries. Winners have been notified and will be posted on our website in the coming weeks.
High school seniors who attend schools in western and central PA are encouraged to participate in the "Words to Be Heard" scholarship contest. Students must be graduating high school seniors who will attend a college, university, or trade school beginning in the Summer or Fall immediately following their graduation.
Entering the Contest
High school seniors can download an application here. Entries must be postmarked by March 25, 2016 to be eligible. Submission materials include:
All of these items must be mailed together to:
Edgar Snyder & Associates
"Words to be Heard" Scholarship Contest
US Steel Tower, 10th Floor
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Submissions must be postmarked by March 25, 2016 to be eligible.
Students can use any of the following formats to discourage underage drinking and drunk driving or texting while driving.
Feel free to be creative and include supplemental marketing materials for proposals such as, but not limited to, brochures, posters, t-shirts, etc.
Note: Students can work together to create a presentation. Each student must fill out their own application and prize money will be split between entrants.
All entries submitted to Edgar Snyder & Associates in connection with this contest, along with all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights associated therewith, become the property of Edgar Snyder & Associates upon submission. Entry materials will not be returned to any entrant. By submitting an entry, you acknowledge that if you win the scholarship contest, Edgar Snyder & Associates will own all rights to use, modify, reproduce, publish, perform, display, distribute and promote the presentation in perpetuity without compensation to you or any other person.
Winners will be notified sometime in April 2016.
Odds of winning any prize depend on the number of entries received.
As a condition of entering the contest and receiving any prize, each winner and their parents or legal guardians will be required to consent to the use of their name, age, area of residence, and school name. You will also be required to be interviewed for any publicity for feature stories and interviews for print, online, and television. You must also consent to using your likeness and prize information, without limitations, for promotional purposes without further payment.
By entering the contest, you and your parents or legal guardians release and agree to hold harmless Edgar Snyder & Associates, and each of their partners or employees, from any liability whatsoever in connection with entering the scholarship, accepting any scholarship monies, or anything that may arise related to the contest.
For a list of past winners, refer to the links at the top left-hand side of this webpage.
Entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of Edgar Snyder & Associates.
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