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City of Houston Public Service Recognition Week Scholarship Essay Contest

$2,000

March 19, 2019

Awards Available: 5

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The City of Houston invites Houston area high school seniors at both public and private schools to participate in the annual Public Service Recognition Week Essay Contest. Seniors can earn up to $2,000 for college, gain a deeper understanding of the local government and learn about the broad range of career options serving the residents of Houston. Essay contest participants are asked to choose a city career and write 500 words about how they would strengthen the city if they were a city employee. Essays do not need to specifically address storm recovery. Essays that explore all city careers and what employees can do to make #HoustonStrong are welcome. Contestants must write about a specific city career. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Elise Marrion
  • 611 Walker
  • Suite 400
  • Houston , TX 77002
  • elise.marrion@houstontx.gov
  • 832-393-6132

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