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Queer Foundation High School Seniors English Essay Contest


February 14, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The purpose of the high school seniors English essay contest is to promote effective writing by, about, and/or for queer youth. The theme of the competition is pink ink: "We write not only about different things; we also write differently" Brecht. The contest is open only to students aged 18 and under who have not yet graduated from high school. You must affirm that you are not a high school graduate (as of the date you submit your essay). You must affirm that the essay you submit has not been submitted elsewhere. Essays should be 3-5 pages long, 10 pages max. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Joseph Dial
  • 3213 W. Wheeler St.
  • #145
  • Seattle, WA 98199
  • queerfoundation@queerfoundation.org
  • 206-999-8740

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James C  on 11/18/2015 8:58:30 AM

If you're pro-LGBTQ+ this is an option, as long as you're a HS senior... I guess there was a little mishap in your sorting.

Johnny K  on 7/26/2015 5:32:25 PM

I'm not a high school senior. I'm an adult, going to college for the first time and that's why I'm a college freshmen. I'm also not gay. Why did it pick this scholarship for me?

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