REMEMBER THE"SAVE OUR FRAGILE PLANET"ESSAY CONTEST
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Description, Prizes & Deadline: The NRACivil Rights Defense Fund continues its yearly Youth Essay Contestcelebrating the Second Amendment as an integral part of theConstitution and the Bill of Rights.
"Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges"
Youth under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2016 located in the United States, Canada, or the Caribbean.
Interested students must contact their local Optimist Club. They need to submit an essay on the pre-assigned topic. To find out a contact, please e-mail the Programs Department at .
The Essay Contest planning pages are intended for use by Optimist Clubs in organizing and conducting a contest in their Club. They contain no information on entering the contest and are of no use to students wishing to enter the contest. Students must contact their local Optimist Club.
The entry deadline for this contest is December 31. Entriespostmarked by December 31 will be accepted. Essay contest winnerswill be selected and notified in early 2017. All entries become theproperty of the NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund.Students interested in the life and works of Jane Austen are encouraged to enter. The Essay Contest is open to students world-wide at the high school, college/university, and graduate school levels of study. Entrants do not need to be members of JASNA. Students must be enrolled full-time or part-time in coursework during one or more semesters/quarters of the contest year. Home-schooled students at the high school level are also eligible. Part-time is defined for the college/university level as a minimum of six credit hours and for the graduate level as a minimum of three credit hours leading to an advanced degree.To foster the study and appreciation of Jane Austen, JASNA conducts an annual student Essay Contest. Support is generously provided by a grant in memory of the late Russell Clark and in honor of William Phillips, educators and leaders in JASNA’s Greater Chicago Region.The page includes important rules about format and submission of essays and a link to the official Essay Contest entry form. Entries must be submitted online by May 21, 2017.