Essay Contest Worth $200
Due Date September 21st 2012.
Urban Librarians Unite (ULU) is holding an essay contest to award $200 to go towards books and supplies for one brilliant libraryschool student who has ground breaking ideas and is ready to speak to the work of the library in the city.
Hit us with the good stuff, let’s hear wild ideas and big big thoughts. Students are a vital voice in library theory and scholarship. We want to hear your biggest boldest thoughts and grandest aspirations.
OK, having said all that, we gots some rules, that is fair right? We are librarians, we LIKE rules.
ULU Essay Contest Rules
- All entrants must either live in New York City or attend a Library/Information Science program at an accredited library school based in New York City.
- All entrants must be enrolled in a course of study pursuant to postgraduate education in Library/Information Science (“Library School”)
- Essays should be 1000 – 1200 words
- Essays should be on the topic/question given for that semester only
- One essay per person, per semester
- No repeat submissions of the same essay in different semesters
- Winners may compete again in subsequent semesters
- All essays will be considered anonymously
- Please follow formatting rules
- Winning essay will be published on urbanlibrariansunite.org
- Runner up essays will be published on urbanlibraiansunite.org at the discretion of the organization and the essay author
- Contest winners shall receive a $200 cash prize for use in purchasing books and supplies for the pursuit of postgraduate library and information science education
- Please submit all essays as MS Word 2003 documents
- Please put your name and the name of your institution at the top of the first page of your essay
- Do not put your name in the header or footer of the essay
- Use APA formatting for text and citations
Think Big! Knock Us Out!