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National Genealogical Society (NGS) Rubincam Youth Writing Competition 2020

Application is now opened for the National Genealogical Society (NGS) Rubincam Youth Writing Competition 2020.

NGS is now accepting entries from High school and Middle school students anywhere in the world for its 2020 Writing Competition.

The deadline for submission of entries for is 15th December, 2019.

Overview

The awards may be given annually to a student in either one or two age categories for an appropriately prepared genealogy. Up to two honorable mentions (runners-up) may also be named in each category.

The awards are announced and presented at the annual NGS Banquet at the annual NGS Family History Conference. If the winners are not present, award presentations may be made at another agreed-upon time.

National Genealogical Society (NGS) Rubincam Youth Writing Competition Eligibility

  • Young persons worldwide are eligible to apply
  • NGS membership is not required
  • Students must apply under the appropriate age/grade award
  • The submission
    • Must be in English
    • Must be original unpublished work
    • Become property of NGS and will not be returned
    • Are not eligible for later resubmission
    • Will not be returned if incomplete

Competition Categories/Prizes

  • Senior: High school students in grades 9–12 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a $500 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non-print). Presentation details of the winning submission may appear in NGS Magazine.
  • Junior: Middle school students in grades 6–8 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a $250 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non-print). Presentation details of the winning submission may appear in NGS Magazine.

How to Apply for National Genealogical Society (NGS) Rubincam Youth Writing Competition

Entries can be submitted via email at [email protected] with “Rubincam Youth Writing Competition” in the subject line.

Or by post to:

NGS Rubincam Youth Writing Competition
National Genealogical Society
6400 Arlington Blvd, Suite 810
Falls Church, VA 22042-2318

For additional info, kindly visit the Official Link

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