Competition in Writing with Awards of up to $500 from the National Genealogical Society

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2019/12/15
Competition in Writing with Awards of up to $500 from the National Genealogical Society

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The National Genealogical Society (NGS) invites young persons worldwide to participate in the Rubincam Youth Writing Competition. The purpose of this competition is to encourage and recognize the youth as the next generation of family historians. The National Genealogical Society is a genealogical interest group founded in 1903. The goals of the organization are to promote genealogical skill development, establish high standards of genealogical research, and increase awareness of and interest in family history. To accomplish this, the National Genealogical Society provides educational programs, publishes several publications in the field of genealogy, and creates networking opportunities for its members.

Categories:

There are two categories for this competition:-

  • Senior: High school students in grades 9–12 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a $500 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non-print). Presentation details of the winning submission may appear in NGS Magazine. (This was the only category in the Rubincam Youth Writing Competition until 2007.)
  • Junior: Middle school students in grades 6–8 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a $250 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non-print). Presentation details of the winning submission may appear in NGS Magazine. (This category was established in 2007.)

Eligible Students:

  1. Young persons worldwide are eligible to apply.
  2. NGS membership is not required.
  3. Students must apply under the appropriate age/grade award.

Submissions Requirements:

  1. Must be in English.
  2. Must be original unpublished work.
  3. Become property of NGS and will not be returned.
  4. Are not eligible for later resubmission.
  5. Will not be returned if incomplete.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
History

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
School Students
Funding
other
Opportunity Coverage
Other
Opportunity will take place in
United States
Required Documents
others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
English
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