Benjamin Franklin

Scholar Award

The Pennsylvania Society's Benjamin Franklin Scholar Award invited Pennsylvania public school juniors to submit an original essay discussing the modern-day relevance of a Benjamin Franklin quote. The 2020 quote was:

 

“Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults"

(Franklin, Benjamin. "Poor Richard Improved." 1756. www.franklinpapers.org.)

Email scholaraward@pasociety.com with any questions.

 

 

Thank you for your submissions!




 

2020 Scholar Award Winners

 

First Prize $6,000

Ashna Patel – North Allegheny Senior High School

Wexford, Allegheny County

 

Second Prize $4,000

Anna-Lynn Fryer - Tyrone Area High School

Tyrone, Blair County

 

Third Prize $2,000

Yasseen Sabil - North Allegheny Senior High School

Wexford, Allegheny County

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