Great Lent Essay Challenge

Great Lent Essay Challenge 2015

Great Lent Essay Challenge 2015 2.1

Guidelines and Rules

  • The challenge is open to all Greek Orthodox youth in Canada.
  • There are two separate categories — 8-13 and 14-19 year-olds — with separate scholarships for each: 1st Prize, $400; 2nd Prize, $200; 3rd Prize, $100.
  • Essays should be between 300 – 700 words for the younger age category / 500 – 1,000 words for the older age category and include a title, along with the youth’s name, age, mailing address and phone number.
  • Essays must be submitted by email ( under the subject: ‘Great Lent Essay Challenge’
  • Essays will be reviewed based on content, organization, style, language and creativity and originality.
  • Essays can draw from and reflect personal experiences, conversations with family and friends, research and other sources.
  • Submission Deadline: Pascha, April 12th

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Great Lent Essay Challenge 2015 3.1

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