$100,000 ESSAY CONTEST

for Middle & High School Students

What will you do to stop hatred and discrimination?

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Judging Criteria

Essays will be scored on:

  • The three required components
  • Integration of the theme of personal responsibility
  • Originality/creativity
  • Capacity of the plan of action to effect change
  • Writing style/presentation

An above average essay:

  • Describes a specific act of discrimination that is both personal and universal
  • Tells a true story that is affecting and dramatic
  • Understands and reflects upon the theme of personal responsibility
  • Identifies changes/action plan that can be implemented

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