WV SMART529 Essay Contest

by | Jan 8, 2019 | News

For over a decade, the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office and SMART529 have been helping children dream big and save for their future with the SMART529 When I Grow Up essay contest.

 West Virginia homeschoolers in grades K-5 can enter to win $5,000 in a SMART529 college savings account by writing about their future.

 It’s easy and fun. Here’s how it works: a child writes a short essay that begins with “When I grow up, I want to be a…”. 

Regional winners are awarded a $500 SMART529 college savings account.  The winners’ homeschool association will also receive a $500 prize.  Prizes awarded to CHEWV help promote and protect homeschooling in WV. 

Deadline to submit entries is February 22, 2019.  Learn more at smart529.com.