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Announcing the Alliance Scholarship Contest

Do you know a student 16 to 18 years of age who is a good writer?  Tell them about the Alaska Support Industry Alliance's Scholarship Contest.  We are partnering with with the Alaska Journal of Commerce and look forward to hearing student interpretations of Article 8, Section 2 of the Alaska Constitution.

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 The Alaska Support Industry Alliance Scholarship Contest

Eligibility

The Alaska Support Industry Alliance Scholarship Contest is open to Alaska High School students ages 16-18.  Applicants will write a reflective essay (800-1000 words) describing their interpretation of Article 8, Section 2 of the Alaska State Constitution: 

            “The legislature shall provide for the utilization, development, and conservation of all natural resources belonging to the State, including land and waters, for the maximum benefit of its people.”

 The Prizes

*1st Place:                  $1,500.00

*2nd Place:                 $750.00

*3rd Place:                 $250.00

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners will have their essays published in the Alaska Journal of Commerce, posted on the Alliance website and published in the 30th annual Meet Alaska program in January 2013.

 Requirements

You must submit the following to Renée Limoge Reeve at rlimoge@alaskaalliance.com or via mail at 646 W. 4th Avenue, Suite 200, Anchorage, AK  99501:

Name

Email Address

Name of the school you attend

Essay

 Entry Date:

Essay Submission Begins                             03/01/2012

Essay Submission Ends                                 04/01/2012

 Scoring:

A panel of 3 judges will score based on the following factors:

  1.  Originality
  2.  Reflection – how Article 2 Section 8 relates to something in your life
  3.  Action –how Article 2 Section 8 should be implemented in public policy
  4.  Punctuation/Grammar
  5.  Content

 The essays that are submitted become property of the Alaska Support Industry Alliance.  Once winners are chosen, a check will be made to the winning applicants and sent to the address that they provided.

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