Listen To A Life Contest

Who Is Eligible:

To enter the Listen to a Life Contest, a young person interviews an older person about their hopes and goals through their life, how they achieved goals and overcame obstacles, or how dreams may have changed along the way. What life advice can they share? The young person then writes a 300-word essay based on the interview.

Each team consists of a young person 8-18 years with a grandparent or grandfriend 50 years or over (co-entrant cannot be a parent; they can be a grandparent, older friend, mentor, neighbor, nursing home resident, etc.).


Open only to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia ("United States") and Canada (except Quebec) who are 8-18 years of age.

Co-entrant must be living and 50 years or older.

Employees, officers, directors (and their immediate families) of the following are not eligible: The Communication Project (TCP Press); Lenovo; Siboney Learning Group; Frame USA; Parenting Coalition International; and Generations United.

Void in Quebec and where prohibited by law.

Deadline: 03/23/2018
Amount: Various prizes and awards (see website)
How to apply:

Please visit: Listen to a Life Contest -
to application instructions and/or additional information.