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2014 National Council For Black Studies Essay Contest

2014 National Council For Black Studies Essay Contest

Students, submit your essay today to compete in the NCBS Annual Student Essay Competition!  Winners will be recognized at the March Conference Student Luncheon.

Topic

Essays should focus on any aspect of the Africana experience, i.e., art, education, history, literature, politics, psychology, social and policy issues.

Prizes

Undergraduate winners:

1st Place –  $350.00
2nd Place – $250.00
3rd Place –  $125.00
Graduate winners:
1st Place –  $450.00
2nd Place – $350.00
3rd Place –  $225.00

Organizer

National Council for Black Studies (NCBS)

National Council For Black Studies Essay Contest

Deadline

31 December, 2014 (must be received by this date)

Guidelines

  • Winners will be notified by February 1, 2015.
  • Essay must be typed in MS Word, 12-18 pages in length, double-spaced with one-inch margins left-to-right and top-to-bottom.
  • 8.5″ w by 11″ high standard printing paper
  • Students are asked to document sources using either MLA or APA style guide.
  • Submissions must be mailed to the address below.  Faxed or electronic essays are not accepted!
  • Please include the following information on your cover sheet only:

# Name

# Class status (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student)

# Mailing address

# Telephone number

# Email Address

# Name of college or university

# Name of Faculty Advisor

# DO NOT include the above information on any subsequent pages of the essay other than on the cover sheet.  No name on each page or application will be discarded. Additionally, no mention of location!

  • Send all manuscripts to:

National Office, NCBS

Africana Studies Department

University of Cincinnati

P.O. Box 210370

Cincinnati, OH 45221-0370

Street/Overnight Address:

National Office, NCBS

Africana Studies Department

University of Cincinnati

2815 Commons Way, 3514 French Hall, West

Cincinnati, OH 45221-0370

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