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Thursday, September 26, 2013
$1000 College Scholarship for 700 - 750 word Essay
$1000 College Scholarship for 700 - 750 word Essay given by the Virginia Beach Omegas !
Persons submitting manuscripts thereby grant to the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. the right to keep the manuscripts and to exercise full publishing rights to them. The local award will be announced on November 17, 2013 and International awards on or about June 30, 2014, and the decision of the judges will be final. The manuscripts must present an adequate treatment of the essay topic. Winners will be required to furnish written proof that they were enrolled in their respective high school at the time the essays were submitted. Awards will be submitted to each winner, upon written verification from aninstitution of higher education that the individual has enrolled.Actual enrollment (not just acceptance) isrequired. Awards must be claimed within 18 months after the announcement date to be valid.
RATING CRITERIA FOR ESSAYS
1.Development of Topic/Thesis: (30 possible pts.) Topic well developed (covers and develops major points, supplying enough information for understanding)
2.Progression: (20 possible pts.) Composition progresses from beginning to end in a logical flow of information
3.Readability: (25 possible pts.) Concise prose that sticks to the point and does not ramble (holds reader's attention)
4.Grammar: (15 possible pts.) Agreement of subject and verb; proper tense; correct sentence construction; paragraphing, including transitional phrases linking same