Essay submissions are now closed.

Please email info@ncsy.org with any questions.

Winners will be announced soon!

OPEN TO ALL 8TH-12TH GRADE STUDENTS.

Submit a 600-800 word essay on one of the following topics:

Share where you personally found Jewish inspiration as a teen.

Explain how you prevailed in finding inspiration despite times when you felt misunderstood as a Jewish teen.

Demonstrate how the Jewish teen experience of a friend/family

member was unique to yours and how it inspired you


a scholarship towards an NCSY

summer program or Gap Year

education program in Israel.

1st place: $3,000

2nd place: $1,500

3rd place: $500


Submit your essay by May 13, 2021

Generously funded by the family of Mr. Les Sutker, z”l, and ybl”ch Mrs. Ethel Sutker

Essay submissions are now closed.

Please email info@ncsy.org with any questions.

Winners will be announced soon!