2020 Essay Competition – College Students

This fall, Georgia Baptist Bible drill and Speakers, Inc. is sponsoring a College Essay Competition. The prize is a $500 scholarship to the College of your choice. This essay competition is open to current college students. The topic is: “My Life as a Christ Follower While in College.” Students are to write about their experience as a Christian disciple or their spiritual hopes as a disciple during this time. Students may change the name of their title, but need to stay on topic.

Judging Criteria:

* Creativity  (Originality; thought provoking)

* Grammar (Use proper sentence and paragraph structuring; punctuation and spelling)

* Scripture Based (Scripture used meaningfully and is applicable)

* Evidence of Research: Minimum of 5 footnotes or endnotes and at least 4 bibliographical entries. Scripture can only be used once in your bibliography count and twice as footnotes or endnotes count.  A separate bibliography is required. 

* Length:  Minimum of 1000 words

Include a personal bio sheet with the following information: name; address, email, phone number; church membership, and college you attend.

Submit the essay as a pdf using this link: https://www.dropbox.com/request/Cq7QXTlVuscj2c6ihDbu

Deadline: November 14, 2020 

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