The Marie Sklodowska Curie Professional Women’s Association is announcing another essay contest for the students of Polish Supplementary Schools in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Area.
This year the subject of the essay is Saint John Paul II - his connection with the youth of the world. This should not be a biography, but it could include references from his pre-papal years, quotes from his homilies while he traveled as the Pope, as well as World Youth Day Masses, and informal youth gatherings. The winning essays will be rewarded at the MSCPWA annual banquet in November – date to be announced.
First Prize - $500
Second Prize - $300
Third Prize - $200
Age requirement - thirteen to sixteen year olds
Length - five to six typewritten pages, double-spaced
Rubric -vthe essay should be written in English using proper spelling, grammar and essay structure information must be accurate research must be evident, and a bibliography of sources must be included footnotes should be properly used when necessary creativity is a requirement essay must be in the student’s own words.
Deadline - essays must be received by June 30th, 2020
Please fill out the attached application and along with the essay e-mail to:
Please use “MSCPWA Essay Contest” as the subject.
Marie Skłodowska Curie Essay Contest Application
Name of student: _______________________________________________
Name of parent or guardian:_______________________________________
Name of Supplementary School: __________________________________
Name of School Director: _______________________________
School Director’s telephone number