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The MTS ‘Write Your Way to Camp’ Scholarship

Welcome to the Write Your Way to Camp’ Scholarship

Are you a high school student with a goal and dream of furthering your emotional education? If yes, then we invite you to participate in our exciting essay-writing contest designed to identify and reward outstanding young talents like you!

What We Offer:

  • Scholarship Awards: The top five essays will earn their writer free admission to our exclusive summer camp, focused on fostering emotional healthiness and integrity-based decision making.
  • Recognition: Gain recognition as a thoughtful young writer and thinker in a national contest, gaining recognition that could open doors to more opportunities.
  • Personal Development: Receive feedback on your writing skills and improve your ability to express yourself effectively – a crucial skill for academic and professional success.

Who Can Apply:

  • Open to all students, ages 12- 17
  • Applicants must be willing and able to attend the 2024 MTS Summer Camp in Southern California, Wrightwood. 

How to Apply:

  • Write an essay on the topic provided below.
  • Submit your essay through our online application portal
  • Ensure your essay meets all specified guidelines and requirements as outlined below.

Essay Prompt: “Navigating Emotions: Share a Personal Journey”

  • Your Prompt: Write about a time when you navigated complex emotions to make a difficult decision. Right or Wrong. How did this experience shape your understanding of emotional health and integrity?

Essay Requirements:

  • Length: Your essay should be between 750 and 1,000 words.
  • Originality: Your submission must be your own original work and not previously published elsewhere.
  • Formatting: Submit your essay in PDF format

Judging Criteria:

  • Creativity and Originality: How unique is your perspective on the topic?
  • Depth of Analysis: How well do you explore and discuss the theme?
  • Clarity and Effectiveness of Writing: How clearly and persuasively do you present your ideas?
  • Grammar and Style: How well is your essay written regarding grammar, punctuation, and overall readability?
  • Winners will be picked by June 15th. 


  • Top Five Essays: Each winner receives a free ticket to our summer camp focused on emotional healthiness and integrity based decision making.
  • Additional honorable mentions may be awarded at the discretion of the judging panel.

Take this opportunity to showcase your writing skills and make an impact with your words. We look forward to reading your insightful essays and discovering the thought leaders of tomorrow!

Apply now and let your voice be heard!

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