Thursday, December 10, 2009

College Student Essay Contest-deadline 1/8/09


The National Council for Black Studies (NCBS) is the leading organization of Black Studies professionals in the world. For more than 30 years NCBS members have been at the forefront of driving the development of Black/Africana Studies as a respected academic discipline.

Essay Contest

Submit your essay today to compete in the NCBS Annual Student Essay Competition! Winners will be recognized at the Student Luncheon.

Essays should focus on any aspect of the Africana experience, i.e., art, education, history, literature, politics, psychology, social and policy issues.
Must bet typed in MS Word, 12-18 pages in length, double-spaced with one-inch margins left-to-right and top-to-bottom.
Students are asked to document sources using either the MLA or APA style guides.
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:
Mailing address
Telephone number
Email Address
Name of college or university
Class status (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student)
Name of Faculty Advisor
Do not include the above information on any subsequent pages of the essay other than on the cover sheet.
DEADLINE: January 8, 2010
(must be received by this date)

Send all manuscripts to:

National Office, NCBS
Department of African American Studies
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4109
Atlanta, GA 30302-4109

Street/Overnight Address
1 Park Place South, #962
Atlanta, GA 30303


Undergraduate Winners:
1st Place - $350.00
2nd Place- $250.00
3rd Place- $125.00

Graduate Winners:
1st Place - $350.00
2nd Place- $250.00
3rd Place- $125.00

For more information:

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