Featured Scholarship: B’nai B’rith International’s Diverse Minds Writing Challenge

Posted on: January 7th, 2016 by Anastasia Miller

85FCED42-A330-49BE-BCEF-712FD0EE030A[18]B’nai B’rith International announces a call for submissions for their scholarship contest, the Diverse Minds Writing Challenge. This innovative competition, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, asks high school students to write and illustrate a children’s book that tells a story of tolerance, diversity or inclusion.

Students currently enrolled in the 9th – 12th grades in DCPS are eligible to participate. The first place-winning individual or team will receive a college scholarship of $5,000, and B’nai B’rith will professionally publish the winning submission. Submissions placing second and third will also receive scholarships. In addition, the teacher of the student(s) who place first will receive a $1,000 stipend and the school will receive a $500 grant. The submission deadline is March 18, 2016.

For more information and details please download the flyer and visit the B’nai B’rith website.