Essay Contest for High School Students
Submission Deadline: EXTENDED to Thursday, May 30, 2019, 11.59PM EST
1st Prize: $300 Amazon Voucher
2nd Prize: $250 Amazon Voucher
3rd Prize: $200 Amazon Voucher
High-school students (currently enrolled in 9th-12th grades) in the New York-tri-state area are invited to submit either:
1) a response essay on one of the articles linked on this website: https://undergrad-language-research.org/ (“Breaking news: Language Sciences in the Media” on the right-hand side of the site).
2) for those students who have participated in a NACLO (North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad): an essay on how participating in NACLO has changed your life.
Length: 600 to 1,000 words
Winners will be invited to participate in a panel about the inclusion of linguistics/language sciences as a subject in high schools, to be held at LIU (Downtown Brooklyn campus) on June 21, 2019.
Questions? Email us at intersectionlinglangcult @ gmail.com