Archive | February, 2015

Writing Scholarship Opportunity

10 Feb

Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility announced their 7th annual Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship. Any 11th or 12th grade Oregon high school student may submit an original essay, poem, or narrative work (max 600 words). The deadline is Monday, Mar 16th. The first prize winner will receive a scholarship award of $1,000, the second $750 and the third $500. Oregon PSR will host an awards ceremony on Friday, Apr 24th at 6:00 PM at the Ecotrust Building.

Students are asked to respond to the following prompt:

“One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world. Education is the only solution. Education first.” –Malala Yousafzai, age 17, recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

What do you see as the role of education in creating a more just and peaceful world?

For more details go to http://www.psr.org/chapters/oregon/events/2015-greenfield-peace-writing.html

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