NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR BLACK STUDIES Essay Contest


NCBS Student Essay Contest 2011

Deadline:  January 14, 2011

Every year NCBS host a nation wide student essay contest. Graduate and undergraduate students from all over participate in this event. The winners are recognized and honored at the annual Student Luncheon, which is held during the conference. If you or others are interested in submitting an essay for the Student Essay Contest please do so by the deadline, January 14, 2011.

National Council for Black Studies
35th Annual Conference
Cincinnati, OH
March 16-19, 2011

Award Amounts

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

ESSAY GUIDELINES:

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

The essay must be typed in Micro Soft Word software, 12-18 pages in length, double- spaced with one inch margins-left to right and -top to bottom. Students are asked to document sources by with either MLA or the APA style guide.
You must include: your name, mailing address, telephone number, name of the college you attend, and your class status i.e., freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student and name of faculty advisor).
Deadline: January 14, 2011

FAXED OR ELECTRONIC ESSAYS ARE NOT ACCEPTED!

Send all essays 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

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