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Crowdifornia College Essay Contest – $1,500 – Apply by November 30

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Scholarship Summary

In the last few decade,s California’s population has exploded, to nearly 40 million today. Crowdifornia asks you to write an essay on this topic for a chance to win up to $1,500.

California’s overpopulation is a serious issue. Express your ideas and thoughts for a chance to win up to $1,500!


  • To submit, you must be a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age by the contest deadline.
  • You must be enrolled in a university or college (state or private), a community college, or a trade or career-based school.

How to Apply:

  • Write a 500-750 word essay focusing on overpopulation in California and its effects on the environment, the quality of human life, and the benefits that a stabilized population would bring.
  • Essays should be written using generally accepted English writing standards and follow style guidelines in the AP Stylebook.
  • Submissions must have a headline.
  • Essays must be submitted in a word or text document.
  • Submit your essay on the scholarship page.

Deadline: November 30


1st place – $1,500

2nd place – $1,000

3rd place – $500

Make sure to read all the guidelines of the contest before applying!

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