Tell us how you’d make the world a better place!
Celebrate the future with the AZ529 Education Savings Plan 2022 Essay Writing Contest hosted by Arizona State Treasurer Kimberly Yee. Ask your 5th grader to share his or her plans, thoughts, and dreams for a chance to win $529 for their future education needs.
Twenty (20) prizes, each in the amount of $529 will be awarded towards a new or existing AZ529 Education Savings Plan. At least one (1) prize winner will be selected from each of Arizona’s 15 counties, and there will be at least one (1) winner from each of the following types of schools we have in Arizona: District, Charter, Private, Homeschool and Tribal School. Up to five (5) additional prizes can be awarded between Maricopa and Pima Counties. More than $10,500 will be provided to 20 young students to assist in saving for their educational plans beyond high school! All 5th grade students must be current in any of Arizona’s district, charter, private, homeschool and tribal schools.
Essay question: ”What is your dream job and how do you plan on achieving it in the future?” Responses need to be a minimum of three (3) paragraphs with a maximum of 350 words. The more creative, unique, and thought-provoking, the better! Essays can be submitted online or mailed to the Office of the State Treasurer. To enter and for contest rules and details, visit AZ529.gov/EssayContest
Age recommendation: Elementary