Friday, May 4, 2007

Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

So here's the question: "How did Lincoln’s study and practice of law prepare him for the challenges he would face during his Presidency?"

Your answer could make you $1,000 richer!

The annual Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest is open to any full-time student enrolled in an American college or university during the Spring 2007 semester. The contest is not open to high school students.

Essays must be typed, between 1,500 and 5,000 words, and contain a works-cited page or bibliography. CLICK HERE to see a full list of eligibility requirements.

The deadline to submit your essay is JULY 31, 2007.

The winners will be announced at The Lincoln Forum annual meeting in Gettysburg on November 18, 2007.

First Prize is $1,000
Second Prize is $500
Third Prize is $250

Send your entries via email to Don McCue at:

Or via regular mail to:

Don McCue, Curator, Lincoln Memorial Shrine
125 W. Vine St.
Redlands, CA 92373
Phone: (909) 798-7632

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