SPJ/JEA High School Essay Contest

Ages:High School

Type:Submission

Category:Language Arts

Scope:National

Registration Closes
Feb 21, 2019 4:00pm
America/Los_Angeles

An writing contest is to help increase high school students’ knowledge and understanding of the importance of independent media to our lives. Students submit essays. National winners of this essay contest receive scholarship awards.

Write an essay that is 300-500 words about the importance of independent media to our lives. Entries may be typed or handwritten but must be double-spaced.

Scoring procedures at all levels of the contest will be identical. 1. Material Organization (Logical interpretation of the subject, adherence to topic): 40 points 2. Vocabulary and Style (Phrasing and continuity): 30 points 3. Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling: 20 points 4. Neatness: 5 points 5. Adherence to contest rules (prepared in the proper format): 5 points
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://jea.org/wp/home/awards-honors/high-school-essay-contest/

Managing Organization: Journalism Education Association

Contact:

staff@jea.org

Entry Fee: 5

Eligibility:
1. The contest is open to all students in grades 9-12 in public, private and home schools within the United States. 2. Contestants may submit only one essay entry during any given contest year. 3. No individual having previously won a national SPJ Essay Scholarship will be eligible to compete at any level of the competition again.

Registration Closes
Feb 21, 2019 4:00pm
America/Los_Angeles

Overview

An writing contest is to help increase high school students’ knowledge and understanding of the importance of independent media to our lives. Students submit essays. National winners of this essay contest receive scholarship awards.

Process

Write an essay that is 300-500 words about the importance of independent media to our lives. Entries may be typed or handwritten but must be double-spaced.

Criteria

Scoring procedures at all levels of the contest will be identical. 1. Material Organization (Logical interpretation of the subject, adherence to topic): 40 points 2. Vocabulary and Style (Phrasing and continuity): 30 points 3. Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling: 20 points 4. Neatness: 5 points 5. Adherence to contest rules (prepared in the proper format): 5 points

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://jea.org/wp/home/awards-honors/high-school-essay-contest/

Managing Organization: Journalism Education Association

Contact:

staff@jea.org

Entry Fee: 5

Eligibility:
1. The contest is open to all students in grades 9-12 in public, private and home schools within the United States. 2. Contestants may submit only one essay entry during any given contest year. 3. No individual having previously won a national SPJ Essay Scholarship will be eligible to compete at any level of the competition again.

Deadlines

Registration Closes
Feb 21, 2019 4:00pm
America/Los_Angeles