High School Essay Contest
The High School Essay Contest is open
to all High School students, grades 9-12. Each year a $1,000
NGC Scholarship will be awarded to the National Winner.
2013-2014 Theme:"Today's Choices Affect Tomorrow's World"
2014-2015 Theme -"Choosing to Make a Difference for a Better
ESSAY CONTEST RULES
Length of essay:Between 600-700 words. The entry will be
penalized if the essay does not conform to the required length. All
words are to be counted. All entries must be typed and titled.
Students should write the essay so it is suitable to be published
in the NGC publication,The National Gardener.
Eligibility:Contests are open to High School students attending
9th through 12th grades. The contest must be sponsored by: single
garden club, group of member clubs, councils or districts; or a
State Garden Club. All entries become the property of National
Garden Clubs, Inc.
A $1,000 National Garden Club Scholarship will be awarded to the
National Winner. If the Winner is an underclassman, the $1000
Scholarship will be held by NGC, Inc. without accrued interest,
until such time that the student enters college. At that time, the
money will be forwarded to the Financial Aid Officer of the college
that the student will enter. The second place winner will receive
Contest Deadlines: Club entries must be sent to State Chairman.
Observe State Deadlines.
State Winners must be sent to Regional Chairman by January
Regional Winners must be sent to National Chairman by February
Ehnert, NGC High School Service Award & Essay Contest
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