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High School Essay Contest Information

The mission of the Second District Achievement Week Committee is to promote academic excellence among the members and community through recognition, and to promote awareness and acknowledgement of scholarly efforts on the chapter level within the district.



Eassy Contest Deadline is

October 21th, 2016
Applications must be postmarked for committee consideration

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Announcement of the Annual
International High School Essay Contest
Theme: Omega Men: Living the Founders' Vision
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As a phase of the Annual International Achievement Week Observance November 14 - 20, 2016


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The Contest is open to all college-bound, high school seniors.
Contest Closes October 21, 2016.

The manuscript must be postmarked or time stamped on the email not later than midnight, October 21, 2016, and sent to the LOCAL CHAPTER SPONSORING THE ESSAY CONTEST

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The essay must be entitled: "What would you propose to substantially reduce the incidence of gun violence in the United States and around the World without taking away the legal rights of law abiding citizens to acquire and possess firearms?"

The essay must be original neither previously published nor secured by copyright. The essay must be between 700 and 750 words in length.
Download Application to view all rules.

Contact Information

Completed applications including supporting documentation should be mailed to the sponsoring chapter.