Samsung’s Hope For Education, a new philanthropy program created to benefit children’s education, is giving 101 lucky elementary, middle, and high schools across the country the chance to win up to $100,000 in much needed technology equipment via a unique online essay contest. The contest offers a top prize of $100,000 in technology equipment and 100 second prizes of $10,000 in tech gear. Anyone can enter on behalf of their favorite elementary, middle, or high school by submitting a 100-word essay describing how Samsung Electronics’ technology can benefit a school in their community. The technology prizes include Samsung’s latest, award-winning products, such as 42-inch Plasma TVs, 32-inch DynaFlat TVs, 17-inch LCD monitors, DVD/VCR Combo units, Color Laser Printers, and Camera Phones. The person who submits a winning entry on behalf of a school will be awarded a Samsung 17-inch Multi-Function LCD monitor with a built-in TV tuner.