$2,100 Essay Contest: “I am an Immigrant”

The Fountain is currently hosing their 2016 essay contest. This year’s theme is “I Am an Immigrant.”

Contest prizes total $2,100. Essays must be 1,500 to 2,500 words. Entry is free.

According to the contest’s website:

“In the context of this current moment in history, The Fountain’s 2016 Essay Contest invites you to consider the issues facing today’s immigrants. Are you an immigrant, too? Were your parents or grandparents immigrants? Are we all immigrants in this world? How do immigrants contribute to your society? How do they cause problems in your society? How would you help immigrants thrive? “

The deadline for entry is December 31st, 2016.

The prizes are as follows:

1st Place – $1,000
2nd Place – $500
3rd Place – $300
Two Honorable Mentions – $150 each

Learn more about the contest here.


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