The Generation Ex Scholarship Essay Contest
Entry Deadline: January 20, 2005
Grand Prize: $1,500 Scholarship
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The Generation Ex Scholarship Essay Contest is open to high school seniors and registered college students whose parents are divorced. First, read Generation Ex by Jen Abbas. Then, in no more than 1,000 words, describe your experience as related to one of the effects outlined in Generation Ex.
Mail Essays to:
Generation Ex Scholarship Essay Contest
PO Box 888372
Grand Rapids , MI 49588-8372
Essays will be judged on both style and content. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized.
• Entrant must be a high school senior or registered college student whose parents are divorced.
• To avoid disqualification, each page of your essay must include: your name, address and phone number; your e-mail address (if available); the name and address of your high school or college; your age at the time of your parents divorce(s); your current age and current grade level.
• Essay must be no fewer than 750 and no more than 1,000 words in length, and must be typewritten and double-spaced. One entry per student, please.
• Essay must be solely the work of the entrant.
• Essay must be postmarked no later than January 20, 2005.
• Decisions of the judges are final.
• All entries become the property of the Jen Abbas and will not be returned.
• Winner will be notified via e-mail and/or by mail on or around February 20, 2004.
• The winning essay will be posted on www.JenAbbas.com.
Winners (and their parent or legal guardian if winner is under the age of 18) must sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within fifteen (15) days of prize notification attempt or an alternate winner may be selected. By accepting a prize, winners release Jen Abbas, WaterBrook Press, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers and agents from any and all liability, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in this contest or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize.