Benjamin Franklin

Scholar Award

The 2021 winners have been announced. 

Thank you for your submissions.

The next Benjamin Franklin Scholar Award quote will be announced in January 2022. 

The 2021 quote was:

"[A] great Empire, like a great Cake, is most easily diminished at the Edges."

-Rules By Which A Great Empire May Be Reduced To A Small One

(September 11, 1773)

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2021 Scholar Award Winners


First Prize $6,000

Sophie Lu – North Allegheny Senior High School

Wexford, Allegheny County


Second Prize $4,000

Amulya Nasta- Penncrest High School

Media, Delaware County


Third Prize $2,000

Aditi Srivastava - South Fayette High School

McDonald, Allegheny County