Essay Contest: How has Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) inspired me?

FriJan15
Contest DeadlineOpen to the Public

Roger Williams University School of Law presents:
How has Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) inspired me? Essay Contest

Categories:

Elementary School (Grades K-5)

-Create an original piece of artwork that symbolizes How has RBG inspired me? Artwork may not be traced or copied. Only original works will be accepted.

-Give your artwork a title or short description. Place title at the top of your page.

-Use materials that you have. i.e. pencil, crayons, water color, and markers.

-Paper size: 8 ½ x 11”.

-Artwork submissions may be photographed or scanned and then emailed.

Middle School (Grades 6-8)

-Create an original essay on How has RBG inspired me?

-Limited to one page, double spaced (about 250 words)

High School (Grades 9-12)

-Create an original essay on How has RBG inspired me?

-Limited to two pages, double spaced (about 500 words)

Instructions for All Categories:

-The essay/artwork title should be at the top of page one.

-Submissions may be emailed to RBGessay@rwu.edu. Artwork may be scanned.

-Mailed entries will not be considered.

-Email submission must include student’s name, grade, school, title of artwork or essay, and parent or guardian name & contact information.

Prizes:

One winning submission will be selected from each category.

Elementary School (Grades K-5): $75 and one copy of I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy

Middle School (Grades 6-8): $100 and one copy of Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik

High School (Grades 9-12): $150 and one copy of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik

All winning submissions will be featured on the Roger Williams University School of Law website, published in Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly, and announced at the annual Women in Law Leadership Lecture. February 2021 Lecture date to be announced.

Eligibility:

Students in grades K-12 and attending school in Rhode Island are eligible to participate. The contest is open to private, public and home-schooled students.

*Students who are the children of current Roger Williams University and Roger Williams University School of Law employees or students are ineligible to participate.

Judging:

Judging will be conducted by members of the Women’s Law Society of Roger Williams University School of Law. Entries will be reviewed by grade level.

Deadline:

Friday, January 15, 2021 by 5:00 PM ET.

Questions may be directed to RBGessay@rwu.edu