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The 2019 Essay Prize Competition

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Submissions must be in one of the following categories: Open to all poets over the age of 18 who write in English. We will consider translations, and we welcome collaborations. Unexpected twists, story endings you always dreamt about, new qualities of your favorite heroes… this is SweekFanFic contest and all of this is allowed! Submit your story of 5, words or less.

Get read by a Golden Globe and Emmy Nominated writer! Named in honor of great poet and teacher Jack Grapes, the prize opens for submissions on June 28, You may submit up to 3 previously unpublished poems.

Deadline Entries must be received by June 15, Certificate, prize of , Yen approx. Certificate, prize of 50, Yen approx. Travel expenses will be covered by the organizer. Certificates and gifts will be mailed to the winners in December Q1 Are there any exceptions to the age limit for participating in the contest?

A1 No, you must be 25 years old or younger as of June 15, , which is the entry deadline date. That means you must be born after June 15, On the other hand, there is no minimum age requirement.

Q2 Is there a fee for participating in this contest? A2 No, participation is free of charge. Q3 Do I have to be Japanese or Asian to join the contest? No, all nationalities can participate from anywhere in the world. Q4 My essay is a little over words. A4 No, essays must be words or less in order to qualify.

However, the cover page and essay title are excluded from the word count. There is no minimum word count. Q5 Are the title and cover page included in the word count limit? A5 No, the word count limit is for the body of the essay only.

Q6 Do I need a cover page for my essay submitted online? A6 No, a cover page is only required for entries submitted by postal mail. For online entries, all required information is submitted through the registration form, and therefore, you do not need to include a cover page in your essay file. Q7 Can I give any title to my essay? A7 Yes, you can give your essay an original title as long as the content is in line with the theme. Q8 Is there a specific format for the essay font style, size, line space, etc.

A8 There are no particular rules regarding formatting. Q9 Can I quote from books or websites? If so, where should I write the reference? A9 If you use quotations, please include the reference at the bottom of the essay. The reference should not be included in the word count.

Q10 Can I add photos, images, or my biography to my essay? Please send your essay only. Q11 Can I submit my essay via email?

A11 No, we do not accept entries by email. Please submit your essay either by postal mail or through the online registration page: Q12 Can I submit a hand-written essay? A12 Yes, we accept hand-written essays.

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The is a Mini Essay Writing Contest at and there is no entry fee. The top prize is $1, and three runner-ups can win $ each, which may be running bi-monthly. It is for really short essays with a limit of 1, words.

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The BERKELEY PRIZE Competition was established in , made possible by a generous gift of JUDITH LEE STRONACH to the Department of Architecture in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Opening date: 1st July Closing Date: 31st August First Prize: £ Second Prize: £ Third Prize: £ The winning essay will be published in a future issue of The London Magazine, and the second and third placed essays will appear on our website. Writing Contests - Poetry, Short Story, Essay, Screenwriting & More. On this page, you’ll find the web’s best and most updated selection of writing contests. If you’ve got a way with making your words come to life, try your hand at a poetry contest. If you’re a teen, there’s a special category of teen writing contests just for you.

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Freedom from Religion Foundation sponsors William J. Schulz High School Essay Competition with cash awards. This scholarship contest is open to North American high school seniors who graduate in spring , going on to college in fall Scholarship Essay Competition Terms & Conditions: Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 17 on 1 st July , and currently studying at high school. The students must complete the essays independently – they must be original non-plagiarised work. The closing date for scholarship applications is 1 st of December at GMT. .