For Your Students
FOR YOUR STUDENTS
Following are application dates for student contests, scholarships, and internships. Asterisks (*) denote new entries.
Greentimes, an environmental newspaper written by and for kids, requests stories, opinions, comments, and ideas for publication. Contact: Elizabeth Gilmore,Greentimes, 55 Reservoir St., Cambridge, MA 02138; (617) 868-5760; [email protected].
*OPEN HISTORY ESSAYS
The Concord Review, the only quarterly journal to publish secondary students' academic work, accepts student essays on historical topics. Essays should be approximately 5,000 words, plus endnotes. Submissions chosen for publication are eligible for the Emerson Prize, a $3,000 award. Contact: Concord Review, P.O. Box 661, Concord, MA 01742; (800) 331-5007 or (978) 443-0022; e-mail [email protected]; www.tcr.org.
*OPEN PEN PALS
World Pen Pals promotes international friendship and cultural understanding between young people around the world. Students in grades 4 through college are invited to request an overseas pen pal. Teachers may request a brochure on class participation. For more information, contact: World Pen Pals, P.O. Box 337, Saugerties, NY 12477; (914) 246-7828.
CNN Newsroom & WorldView, Turner Broadcasting's news and features program for schools, airs student-produced videos. Students may submit reports of no more than two and a half minutes on any topic, although they are encouraged to focus on CNN's monthly themes. Participation is open to schools enrolled in the CNN Newsroom & WorldView classroom program. For more information, contact: CNN Newsroom Program, 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105366, Atlanta, GA 30348-5366; (800) 344-6219; www.learning.turner.com.
*June 30 ESSAY/ART CONTESTS
The Center for a New American Dream, a nonprofit organization that promotes responsible consumption, announces essay and art contests. Entrants must be no more than 17 years old as of June 30 and submit artwork or an essay of no more than 250 words that answers the question: "What do you really want that money can't buy?" One winner in each category receives a $1,000 scholarship, and winning entries and the runners-up are posted at www.newdream.org and in Enough!, the Center's quarterly publication. Entries are judged purely on creativity and content. Contact: Center for a New American Dream, 6930 Carroll Ave., Suite 900, Takoma Park, MD 20912; (877) 68-DREAM; e-mail [email protected]; www.newdream.org.
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