The theme of this year's International Essay Contest is "The role of science in building a better world. What kind of science and technology do you think is needed for realizing a more equitable, prosperous and sustainable world for all? Please express your vision for the future of science, including examples of studies or researches you wish to engage in. Essays may be submitted by anyone up to 25 years old as of June 30, in one of the following age categories:
Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U. Determine Scholarship Eligibility No application forms are available at any other time. Between September and January, interested individuals can visit the scholarship application area of this site to determine eligibility and, if eligible, enter the program.
Applicants have until Jan. For more information, read the scholarship FAQ. Local judging American Mensa's local chapters assemble judging teams of at least three members to review the applications.
The essays are judged on content and also grammar, organization and craftsmanship. Regional judging At the regional level, the process is repeated.
The regional chair arranges for all of the essays referred from local chapters to be judged a second time. Regional judges rank the local winners and nominate the best essays for regional and national awards. These essays are then forwarded to the National Scholarship Chairs.
National judging Finally, the National Scholarship Chairs conduct additional rounds of judging to select the regional and national winners. Each applicant can receive only one Mensa Foundation scholarship per year; therefore, the winners are chosen beginning at the highest dollar amounts.
The next highest scores receive awards of the next lower amounts, and so on until all the winners are chosen based on the judges' scores. The final list of scholarship winners is presented to the Mensa Foundation Board of Trustees, who certify the winners.
Winners are notified by mail and given instructions for claiming their award. They are required to submit proof of registration in a degree program during the following academic year as well as proof of U. After the verification is received, the checks are written and students receive the funds to help them pursue their education.For more detailed rules, please click on contest rules..
Geography Bee is intended to supplement the geography instruction they receive in their schools including Indian geography and to help the students in preparing for National Geographic bee too, which is a nation wide competition for US schools, every year.
An essay of words (English or Chinese) describing the beautiful moment in the photo. 3. A brief description of the camera or other device used, the settings, such as the shutter speed, aperture, or effects, and editing methods, including any editing software used.
north american conference on british studies undergraduate essay contest Each year the NACBS awards eight prizes of $ each to the best essays on British topics submitted by undergraduates studying in American and Canadian universities.
Optimist International Oratorical Contest. a simple but spectacular way to get younger students involved in public speaking and prepare them for higher level Oratorical competitions.
These contests are not backed by dollar awards but encourage students to develop speaking skills and prepare them for future Oratorical contests.
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) International Essay Competition has officially commenced. CIPE is a non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy.
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