Prizes will be awarded for First, Second, and Third place in each age group. First Prize for 13-15
and 16-18 age groups is $10,000; Second Prize is $5,000; Third Prize is $2,500. Prize money for
11-12 age group is First prize $5,000, Second Prize is $2,500, Third Prize is $1,500. Winners
will be notified via a telephone call to the parent/guardian with an email and hard copy letter sent via USPS.
All winning essays become the property of the American Battle Monuments Foundation and
may, at the discretion of the Foundation, be published on the ABMF website and promoted
through its social media channels. Any additional use of a minor winner’s name or image is done
so with the parental signature on the ABMF Past is Prologue Essay Contest Application.
Please submit your intention to participate at [email protected].