Clinton Foundation Ideas Matter Essay Contest
Deadline: November 12, 2017
In today’s world, we all face many challenges, including:
• increasing opportunity for girls and women
• improving childhood health
• creating economic opportunity and growth
• helping communities address race relations.
Arkansas students in eleventh and twelfth grades are invited to write a 500-word (minimum) essay exploring one of these four themes. Students are asked to define a challenge, propose an idea to alleviate that challenge, and develop a strategy for putting that plan into action. The student with the winning essay will be awarded a $2,500 college scholarship. Essays are due by November 12, 2017.
If you have any questions regarding the essay contest, please contact Joyce Willis, educational programs manager, at (501) 748-0472 or [email protected].
Click here to see the grading rubric for the essay contest.
Send entries to Joyce Willis, Educational Programs Manager, Clinton Foundation, 1200 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201, or click here to submit your essay online.