American Battle Monuments Foundation National Essay Contest

The Past is Prologue Essay Contest invites students ages 11-12, 13-15, and 16-18 to compete within their age group to write an essay about a specific battle closely identified with an American military cemetery or monument overseas managed by the American Battle Monuments Commission.

The American Battle Monuments Foundation (ABMF) is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization and the official partner of the American Battle Monuments Commission.

Click here to view the Past is Prologue Essay Contest Information Paper on the ABMF website (exteral link).

Click here to view the American Battle Monuments Foundation website (exteral link).


2022 DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ESSAYS AND PRIZES AWARDED

Submit your essay no later than midnight October 1, 2022

Winners announced by Veterans Day, November 11, 2022


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