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Write an essay and win $500!

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015


EssayMama Writing Contest is a great opportunity for both young and experienced writers to express themselves. So don’t hesitate – enter the contest and win great prizes! Entry Fee – $ 0!

Why compete in EssayMama Essay Writing Contest?

Get cash.

  • 1st place – $500
  • 2nd place – $350
  • 3rd place – $200

Get published.

Get fame and popularity! Three best works will be published on the EssayMama Blog.

Get discovered.

Share your writing spirit and talent with the world!

Terms and Conditions

Deadline - October 1, 2015. Submit your essays from July 6 till October 1, 2015.

Judging Criteria

Essays will be checked by EssayMama team of professional writers and editors from October 1, 2015 till October 8, 2015. Scale – from 0 to 100 points. You can get extra points for extra social sharing (see the information below).

The final results will be announced on October 9, 2015. The winning essays will be published on EssayMama blog. Each winner will receive a personal email alert.

How to enter EssayMama Essay Writing Contest?

To enter the contest you need to “like” EssayMama Facebook Page and share the post about EssayMama Writing Contest on your own Facebook page OR to follow EssayMama Twitter Profile and retweet the tweet about EssayMama Writing Contest.

Link to your shared post/tweet is the ‘entry fee’ to the competition, so do not forget to add it to your letter!


You can get extra points for extra social sharing! Share/follow/like other EssayMama social profiles and get more points to your essay score! You can find the links to EssayMama social profiles in the sidebar. Page follow – 5 extra points, post sharing – 2 extra points.

Submission Guidelines

Type Essay (800 – 1300 words) – one participant can send only one essay!


  1. What is the role of social media in education?
  2. A college student’s dilemma: to study or to work?
  3. Online learning: is it effective nowadays?
  4. Why don’t teens read like they used to?
  5. Importance of essay writing in education
  6. What are the effects of illiteracy for the civilization??
  7. The ideal education system: what does it look like?
  8. Causes and effects of academic procrastination

Language English only

Formats .doc, .rtf, .odt, and .docx

100% unique All submissions will be checked via PlagTracker.

 Participation in the contest automatically constitutes your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and the rejection of any claim.

 Mail title should be [EssayMama Essay Writing Summer Contest], your name.

Submit to contest[at]

For more information visit


2015 Summer Writing Programs for Students

Monday, May 4th, 2015
at the Storyteller Bookstore
Get inspired this summer!
OR stop by the Storyteller FOR
Storyteller Junior Editors
Read and review upcoming books!
Ideal for opinionated readers and writers interested in the world of publishing, book reviewing, and copy-editing.
cost $115
includes materials, light snack, and copies of our annual publication, Wordwaves
Incoming Grades 2-5:  5-6:30 pm
Middle/High School:  7-8:30DATES

June 25,
July 16,
July 30,
August 13
Wordplay Creative Writing Workshops 

Perfect for writers and poets interested in learning new poetic techniques and the skills of crafting stories.  Attend all sessions, or sign up for one.
cost $30/ session or $100/series
includes a notebook, light snack and an opportunity to publish work in our publication,  Wordwaves
Young Writers:  (ages 8-11)  4:30-5:30 pm
Teen Workshop (12-up)  6:00-7:00 pmDATES

June 20,
July 18,
Aug. 1,
Aug. 15