Speech and debate skills can help with several aspects of transitioning to college, including writing a great application and demonstrating readiness for college-level work. If you plan to continue speech and debate competition after high school, you can also explore one of many scholarships available for college participation!
College Provided Scholarships
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NSDA Provided Scholarships
The National Speech & Debate Tournament provides more than $100,000 in scholarships.
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Your speech and debate skills already set you apart from other students. Take your craft to the next level with more than 50 individual drills and practice activities for delivery, prep, strategy, memorization, characterization, movement, and more.
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