Henry Ford’s 150th Birthday Writing Contest

To celebrate Henry Ford’s 150th birthday, students from around the United States are invited to create a story that celebrates the life, times and collections of Henry Ford, one of America’s greatest innovators.

Students in grades 3-12 can enter for a chance to win prizes, with one talented student having their story published by The Henry Ford.

Contest runs November 1, 2012 – February 15, 2013.

How to Enter:

1 . Write a story using the “Foundational Materials” provided online, which are resources related to four buildings that represent the life of Henry Ford. These resources, along with other independent research, give you historical information to frame your creative story.

2. Complete the online application (parental permission is required) and submit with your story via email or mail.

Prizes: Two winners from each grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 (6 total winners) will be chosen to win.

First Prize: $500 Gift Card to The Henry Ford

Second Prize: $250 Gift Card to The Henry Ford

One Grand Prize Winner will be selected from the First Prize winners to have their story published on The Henry Ford website and will receive 10 personal copies of the published book.