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Submissions If you have questions about submitting essays to   The Concord Review ,   feel free to email me at:   fitzhugh@tcr.org , and I will respond. We need the best history papers we can find, and we welcome a chance to consider your best work. Essay Requirements You may submit a paper to   The Concord Review   if you completed the paper before finishing secondary school. You must be the sole author. (Note: Work Not Done by the Author, if Discovered, Can Result in Withdrawal of College Admission.) The paper must be in English and may not have been previously published except in a publication of a secondary school that you attended. Essays should be in the 4,000-6,000 (or more) word range, with Turabian (Chicago) endnotes and bibliography. The longest paper we have published was 21,000 words (on the Mountain Meadows Massacre). Essays may be on   any   historical topic, ancient or modern, domestic or foreign, and must be submitted electronically....
Nov 23, 2020
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The Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize for Young Writers recognizes outstanding young poets and is open to high school sophomores and juniors throughout the world. The contest winner receives a full scholarship to the   Kenyon Review Young Writers   workshop. In addition, the winning poem and the poems of the two runners-up will be published in the   Kenyon Review , one of the country’s most widely read literary magazines. The contest is named in honor of Patricia Grodd in recognition of her generous support of the   Kenyon Review   and its programs, as well as her passionate commitment to education and deep love for poetry. The final judge of the 2020 contest will be named soon. Every year, submissions are accepted electronically November 1 through November 30. It’s Simple to Enter Limit of one, previously unpublished poem per entrant (please do not simultaneously submit your contest entry to another magazine or contest.) You must be a high school sophomore...
Oct 16, 2020
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About the Contest Bennington College has a   unique literary legacy , including twelve  Pulitzer Prize winners , three U.S. poet laureates, four MacArthur Geniuses, countless   New York Times   bestsellers , and two of   Time   magazine’s 100 most influential people. In celebration of this legacy, Bennington launched the Young Writers Awards to promote excellence in writing at the high school level. Our goal with this competition is to recognize outstanding writing achievement by high school students. Each year, students in the 9th-12th grades are invited to enter in one of the following categories with the following submission: Poetry:   A group of three poems Fiction:   A short story (1,500 words or fewer) or one-act play (run no more than 30 minutes of playing time) Nonfiction : A personal or academic essay (1,500 words or fewer) A first, second, and third place winner is selected in each category. We welcome submissions from both US and...
Oct 16, 2020
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According to WHO over a   billion people,    about 15% of the world's population, experience some form of   disability AI can   empower people   with disabilities with tools that support independence and productivity, as   technology   rapidly changes the way we live, learn, and work. Microsoft APAC are proud to host the first   virtual   AI for Accessibility   hackathon   for business partners, developers, start-ups and universities in   countries:  Bangladesh,   Indonesia,   Malaysia,   Nepal,   New Zealand,   Philippines,   Singapore,   South Korea,   Sri Lanka,   Thailand,   Vietnam Step 1 Register and join the community Each team can include up to five members and the team lead must register all members using the "Register Your Team" button. Registration will be closed on   30th October 2020   (midnight) You will ideate and hack on real-life problem statements provided by non-profit organisations. Alternatively, you may address an accessibility...
Oct 05, 2020
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Become a Crisis Counselor This information is for our service in the United States. Are you looking to volunteer internationally? Click here to volunteer in   Ireland  or the   UK . If you have any questions throughout the application process, email info@crisistextline.org and someone will get back to you! What Does a Crisis Counselor Do? Crisis Text Line is the free, 24/7 text line for people in crisis in the United States. The service is powered by volunteer Crisis Counselors who work remotely—anywhere with a computer and secure internet connection works. Crisis Counselors answer texts from people in crisis, bringing them from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening, collaborative problem solving, and safety planning. Get Started I volunteer for Crisis Text Line because practicing empathy and reflective listening makes me a better friend, partner, and employee.CRISIS COUNSELOR, STUDENT How Do I Become a Crisis Counselor? This all begins with...
Aug 31, 2020
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NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Become a fundraising volunteer for NAMI  Get started with your fundraiser today. If you have questions or are unsure of where to start, take a look at some of our most frequently asked questions. You can also email donorservices@nami.org for support.  DIY FAQ Why Is This Activity DIY And Not A NAMI Event? NAMI officially hosts a few signature events throughout the year, such as NAMIWalks, DIY events are intended to give you support and resources to host your own independent effort. You may create an event that fits your personality, community and capacity. When you are promoting or speaking about your event, you may title it "[Event], benefitting NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness," to let others know that your event suports us. Will NAMI Pay For Any Part Of...
Aug 31, 2020
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Crisis line volunteers are the heart of National Runaway Safeline (NRS). We count on our volunteers to be there for youth and families in crisis 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. What do crisis line volunteers do? The National Runaway Safeline’s crisis line volunteers connect with runaway, homeless and at-risk youth and their families at their most vulnerable moments. It is with the support of our committed, trained volunteers that we are able to provide our critical, free services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. NRS crisis line volunteers offer a safe, non-judgmental space for youth to discuss the issues they face, such as abuse, neglect, family conflicts, bullying and more. When a 14-year-old boy calls our toll-free number seeking shelter from the cold, a volunteer listens and  together they devise a plan to ensure the teen’s safety and well-being. And when a 17-year-old girl sends a chat message explaining she is far from home and wants to be reconnected...
Aug 31, 2020
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The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University is excited to invite you to the 25th Annual International Case Competition (ICC).  The competition focuses on Operations Strategy, Supply Chain, Sustainability, and Corporate Social Responsibility and provides an innovative learning platform for students to solve a current operational business challenge. The competition helps students build competencies in synthesizing information under time pressure, organizing and prioritizing issues, applying decision-making skills, and working in teams. The event also connects leading operational talent with multinational sponsor companies for networking and recruiting opportunities. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ICC will be held virtually this year to ensure safety and accessibility for participating teams and sponsoring companies. https://www.teppericc.com/
Aug 18, 2020
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Creative Shock is a global social business case competition for students which first took place in 2011. Participants every year are gathered to solve finance, marketing, PR and strategy problems for social businesses. By organizing this competition, we seek to introduce students to real-life global social business models and to communicate how all traditional business strategies can be applied to social enterprises and organizations, improve students’ strategic thinking by challenging them with real marketing and management problems, promote social business all around the world. Participants have to solve two social business cases in the preliminary rounds. The best 10 teams gather in Vilnius, Lithuania to solve the two final cases. If you are experiencing any difficulties contact us directly at   info@creativeshock.lt   for more information. http://creativeshock.lt/competition/
Aug 18, 2020
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We welcome you to the   P&G CEO Challenge : A competition which will test your aptitude for business strategy and real-life problem-solving. If you’ve been eager to demonstrate your ingenuity and intelligence beyond your campus, this is the chance to make an impression on a global scale. Prepare to compete with teams from around the world to see who is most fit to be the next CEO of P&G. Top students will ascend to the Global Final in Mexico City and win the opportunity to meet P&G CEO David Taylor. First, prepare to showcase your ability to think critically about leading a brand. Best of luck! https://www.pg-ceochallenge.com/#select_region
Aug 18, 2020
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The Big Bang Competition  recognises and rewards young people's achievements in all areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), whilst providing them with the opportunity to build their skills and confidence in project-based work. The Competition is open to all UK residents in full-time education or training (year groups 7 to 13 and Scottish/NI equivalent). We are revising the programme and entry procedure for 2020/21 and will be announcing these details soon. Finalists compete for over £20,000 worth of amazing   prizes , including top and runner-up prizes in the Junior, Intermediate and Senior categories for science and engineering, as well as the coveted titles of GSK UK Young Engineer of the Year and GSK UK Young Scientist. Visit our   How to get started   page for advice and inspiration, and read the rules and eligibility for  2020   (2021 Finals). If you have any questions, please contact us at  competitions@thebigbangfair.co.uk
Jul 23, 2020
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An opportunity for young Commonwealth citizens to share their thoughts, ideas and experiences on key global issues and have their hard work and achievement celebrated internationally. We are pleased to announce that The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition 2020 was launched in Christchurch, New Zealand by our Vice-Patron, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall on the theme 'Climate Action and the Commonwealth'. Each year, aspiring young writers are asked to submit their pieces in response to a theme. Recent themes have included   A Connected Commonwealth   (2019)   Towards a Common Future ( 2018 ) A Commonwealth for Peace   (2017 ) and ‘An Inclusive Commonwealth’ ( 2016 ) ; drawing out innovative ideas for positive change and encouraging entrants to consider new perspectives. The theme is rooted in Commonwealth values, providing an interesting introduction to the network and allowing young people to explore their own connection to the Commonwealth, whilst fostering an empathetic...
May 20, 2020