$100,000 ESSAY CONTEST

for Middle & High School Students

What will you do to stop hatred and discrimination?

Teachers! Get
Your Students
Involved

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Teacher's
Guide

Winners
2014

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Contest
Guidelines

Prizes

Scholarship winners may enroll as full-time students at any accredited four-year college/university within or outside of Ohio.

NEW THIS YEAR!

Three schools will be eligible to win $10,000 for their schools to be used specifically toward anti-bias education. The three prize winning schools will be:

  • The school with the grand prize winning entry
  • The school with the highest percentage of student entries
  • One of the 8 CMSD schools chosen to participate in Stop the Hate: Youth Sing Out

Grand Scholarship Prize
$40,000 scholarship (up to $10,000 per year renewable up to four years)

First Runner-Up
$15,000 scholarship (up to $3,750 per year renewable up to four years)

Second Runner-Up
$10,000 scholarship (up to $2,500 per year renewable up to four years)

7 Honorable Mentions
$500 cash prize

Lower Grades – cash prizes
6th grade: $300 First Prize
7th grade: $300 First Prize
8th grade: $300 First Prize
9th grade: $300 First Prize
10th grade: $300 First Prize

Prizes will be awarded at the annual awards ceremony on Thursday, March 16 at Severance Hall.

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