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ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest

Award Amount
$250
Awards Available
2
Deadline
July 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • This annual essay competition was established in 1998 to honor Lincoln vet George Watt, a writer and lifelong activist central to the creation of ALBA.

    Students from anywhere in the world are invited to submit an essay or thesis chapter about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in 1920s and 1930s, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the international volunteers who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936 to 1938.

    Work will be judged on the basis of originality, quality of research, and effectiveness of argument or presentation. The prize is awarded in three categories: pre-collegiate, undergraduate and graduate studies.

    Undergraduate award:
    -Essays must be between 2,000 and 10,500 words
    -Submissions may be in Spanish or English
    -Submissions must have been produced to fulfill an undergraduate course or degree requirement

    Graduate award:
    -Submissions must be between 3,500 and 12,500 words
    -Submissions may be in Spanish or English
    -Applicant must currently be registered as a graduate student and work must be related to graduate studies

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 50 N. Professor Street
  • Oberlin, OH 44074
  • info@alba-valb.org
  • 212-674-5398

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