A Voice for Animals Contest

The contest is supported by a partnership between the Animal Welfare Institute and the Humane Education Network with additional support from the Palo Alto Humane Society.

Official Rules at:  https://www.hennet.org/contest.php#contestrules

Advice for Participants at:  https://www.hennet.org/contest.php#contestadvice

Please read both before preparing your submission.




Annual Amount

Prizes up to a total of $5900* will be awarded to high school students whose entries best promote the humane treatment of animals, including:
$500 First Prize (Video by 16-18 year old)
$300 Second Prize (Video by 16-18 year old)
$200 Third Prize (Video by 16-18 year old)
$450 First Prize (Essay/Photographs by 16-18 year old)
$350 Second Prize (Essay/Photographs by 16-18 year old)
$250 Third Prize (Essay/Photographs by 16-18 year old)
$400 First Prize (Essay by 16-18 year old)
$300 Second Prize (Essay by 16-18 year old)
$200 Third Prize (Essay by 16-18 year old)
$250 Active Involvement Prize (Video by 16-18 year old)
$250 Active Involvement Prize (Essay/Photographs by 16-18 year old)
$400 First Prize (Essay by 14-15 year old)
$300 Second Prize (Essay by 14-15 year old)
$200 Third Prize (Essay by 14-15 year old)
$500 First Prize (30 Years, 16-18 year old)
$300 Second Prize (30 Years, 16-18 year old)
$200 Third Prize (30 Years, 16-18 year old)
$500 First Prize (30 Years, 14-15 year old)
$300 Second Prize (30 Years, 14-15 year old)
$200 Third Prize (30 Years, 14-15 year old)

*They reserve the right to adjust the number of prizes and the amounts of the prizes based on the entries received.


Additional Selection Criteria

Eligibility

Participants must currently be enrolled in middle or high school, or be home-schooled, and less than 19 years of age on February 1, 2021 (the date the contest opened for entries). No exceptions!

The contest is open to all otherwise eligible students worldwide regardless of nationality, citizenship, or country of residence.

You are strongly advised to read all the rules!


Application Process

Please go to:  https://www.hennet.org/contest.php to see the sections to enter and requirements for each.

Submit your entry online using the form at:  https://www.hennet.org/contest.php

(All the way at the bottom of the website page)

Questions?

If you have any questions at all about our high school essay contest, please send e-mail to contest@hennet.org


Deadline

April 30, 2021

For the application or more information go to:
https://www.hennet.org/contest.php