Who is eligible?
- The contest is open to all students in grades 6-12 in the Ohio counties of Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, and Summit
- Students may attend a public, private, religious, charter school, home-school or on-line classroom
- One entry per student; no group projects
- Students who have entered in previous years, including past student winners (with the exception of scholarship winners), may enter again, but cannot re-submit any essay previously submitted
- Immediate family members of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage staff and Board of Trustees, The Malrite Company, and Maltz Family Foundation staff are ineligible to enter