Fifth Annual Essay Contest
The world is full of courageous women, famous and unknown. Victory Press is sponsoring its fifth annual essay contest for youth, to see who they admire and why.
This year's contest is open to young writers around the world.
Click here for information on previous
essay contest winners.
Open to youth aged 7 to 15
There will be winners in three categories
Topic "A Spiritual Heroine in History"
100 - 500 word handwritten essay in English
Essays will be judged on originality, content, writing style, pertinence to theme and grammar and punctuation.
Grand prize (1) - $200 plus publication
Teachers submitting winning essays will recieve Heroines in History merchandise.
Submit your essay along with a separate paper listing the title
of your essay, your name, age category, date of birth, address,
phone number, email address (if available), school name, school
address and school phone to:
Please submit by postal service, NOT courier service such as Fed
Ex or UPS.
Teachers: if submitting essays as part of a class project, please have students include your name along with school name.
Submission dates - all essays must be postmarked between March 1 -31, 2004 (Women’s History Month)
Due to the over whelming number of essays submitted, essays postmarked earlier or later or submitted by courier will be disqualified.
Winners will be announced by June 20, 2004.
All winning essays becomes the property of Victory Press. Victory Press may excerpt or publish any of the essays in written or electronic form.
For a list of this year's judges, please check our judges page.
updated September 25, 2003