What: Top prize of $1,000, 2nd place $750 and 3rd place $500
Open To: Juniors & Seniors
Criteria: Write an original essay, poem, or narrative work (maximum 600 words) in response to this year’s writing prompt and question: “How can you work against systemic racism to help make our world more healthy and peaceful?”
Deadline: Submissions may be sent via the sponsoring organization’s Google form (preferred), email or postal mail and are due by 5:00 PM on Monday, March 4th, 2019. A panel of judges comprised of local writers, activists and distinguished community members will select the winning entries. Oregon PSR will host an awards ceremony in April at which the scholarship winners will be honored.
Visit their website for all 2019 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship details, suggested resources for students, and to download the required entry form.
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