Eastside Republican Club announces 2017 scholarship essay program

  • Tuesday, March 7, 2017 10:47am
  • Life

The Eastside Republican Club (ERC) will award a $1,000 scholarship to the author of the first-place essay, a $750 scholarship to the author of the second-place essay and a

$500 scholarship to the author of the third-place essay, as determined by the club’s judges, submitted on the following topic: “What is the responsibility of the media in a free society?”

The winners will be announced at the May 2 club meeting.

Entrants must be currently enrolled as high school students graduating in 2017, or as freshmen or sophomores in an accredited college or university. Submitters must either permanently reside in, or be attending a public, private or home school located in King County.

Essays must be submitted in Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), plain text (TXT) or Portable Document Format (PDF) format, must not exceed 500 words in length and must be in English. Submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. April 21. Email entries to: scholarship@eastsiderepublicanclub.org

For more information about the scholarship program and its rules, see:http://www.eastsiderepublicanclub.org/scholarship.htm

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