And US citizens attending schools overseas. JFK Centennial Awards: To review the submission and provide support and advice during the research and writing process. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest. Five finalists receive $500 each. Second-place winner receives $1,000. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. Four classroom lessons with excerpts from Profiles in Courage and chapter summaries: 1) Defining Political Courage ; 2) Examining Past Profiles in Courage; 3) Identifying Issues Requiring Political Courage; 4) Investigating Contemporary Profiles in Courage. Please register for the contest when you are ready to submit your essay. Answers to frequently asked questions about the contest topic and requirements, citations and bibliography, the role of the nominating teacher, and more. The John F.
Eighteen essayists receive awards of $100. Read past winning essays to see examples of excellent submissions. Submissions are evaluated on content (demonstrated understanding of political courage, originality, supporting evidence, source material) and presentation (quality of writing, organization, conventions. ) Includes information about disqualifications. Resources to help you prepare an excellent essay: The first-place prize will be doubled from $10,000 to $20,000 and cash prizes will be awarded to the top 25 students. The first-place winner and her/his nominating teacher will be invited to receive awards at the John F.
Essay writing webquest. Elements of a Strong Essay, Helpful Tips for Writing, Guidelines for Citations and Bibliography, and Criteria for Judging. Each student participant must have a nominating teacher For this year only:
Kennedy Library Foundation gratefully acknowledges John Hancock for its generous support of the John F. Celebrate the JFK Centennial by entering the 2017 Profile in Courage Contest. First-place winner receives $20,000. Learn more about the special contest topic which pays tribute to the 100th anniversary of JFK's birth. The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; US students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program;