Youth Essay Contest


  • 1st Prize = $750
  • 2nd Prize = $500
  • 3rd Prize = $250


  • Each Rotary Club may enter one essay.
  • Entries must be received on or before (April 1, 2022).
  • Each entry should be submitted as one file with a cover page/entry form signed by the sponsoring Rotary Club President.
  • Essay contest entries will be judged by the District Essay Contest Judging Panel.
  • First, Second, and Third place winners will be announced April 16, 2022.
  • The sponsoring Rotary Club will cover the cost of the student’s participation, coordinate the student’s attendance, and attend with their student at the District Conference.

Please see the forms and guidelines for contest posted to the right of this webpage.

Submit entries as one file (entry form and essay) by April 1, 2022 via email to:
Holly Graf, Youth Contest Chair
Phone: 757-846-1859

Four-Way Test

Congratulations to the
2021-22 Essay Contest Winners

nnnnn, first place winner
(Rotary Club of ccccccc)

Theodore Bodine, second place winner
(Rotary Club of Fairfax County)

nnnnn, third place winner
(Rotary Club of cccccc)