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Money Smart Kids Essay Contest 2020

Date of the event: March  20, 2020 - April 14, 2020  
Time of the event:  
Location: Kickoff Breakfast will be held at 502 East Event Centre, Carmel on 4/14/2020  
Contact: JW Fansler  
Contact Phone: 765-494-8544  
Event Description:
In support of Money Smart Week® Indiana, taking place April 4 - 11, the Money Smart Week Committee and partner organizations are once again sponsoring the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest for students in Grades 6 through 8. Students write an essay (500 words or less) on the assigned topic and complete an application form which will be emailed to
Essays are due by March 20! The committee will select six winning essays and these students will move on to the interview round.
Beginning March 30, Money Smart Week committee will arrange a date and time to conduct phone interviews with students.
April 14, The top 3 finalists will be invited to attend the Indiana Money Smart Week Kickoff breakfast in Carmel at 7:30 am. 1st place will receive a $1,000 CollegeChoice 529 account. 2nd and 3rd places will each receive a $500 CollegeChoice 529 account.
The Indiana Council for Economic Education will provide a Financial Literacy Resource Kit for the 1st place student’s school, which includes an assortment of classroom materials valued at $200.
Essays are due March 20. Download the flyer for more information and the application by clicking on "Flyer & Application" below.  Also, check out the MoneySmart Week website at
Additional Information: Flyer and Application