Sunday, October 11, 2009

2009 Junior Achivement Essay Competition

2009 Junior Achivement Essay Competition

How Can Greater Washington Companies Responsibly and Effectively Deal with the Economic Challenges Facing the United States?

Our economy is at a critical juncture, and we want to hear your ideas on how to help it recover!

Junior Achievement of the National Capital Area and David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, invite students to submit a 1,000- to 1,500-word essay on the topic “How can Greater Washington companies responsibly and effectively deal with the economic challenges facing the United States?”


The winni ng student will receive a $2 0,000 scholar ship at the 200 9 Washington Business Hall of Fame on Dec ember 1, 2009 and will have their essay published in the January 2010 is sue of Wash ingtonian . In addition, nine runn er- up winners will each receive a $1 0,000 scholarship at the 2009 Washington Business Hall of Fame. In each of Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, th e school with the greatest nu mber of eligible applications will receive $6,000.

How to Apply & Submission Deadline
Visit t o apply online. The compe tition begins on August 17, 2009 and all entries must be received by October 1, 2009. Winners will be announced on
Dec ember 1, 2009.

Eligibility Requirements

The competition is open to any 9th–12th grade student enrolled in an accredited high school in the 2009–2010 a cademic year in the Greater W ashington Region. All essays will be reviewed by the SafeAssign by Blackboard plagiarism prevention service. For a listing of all eligibility requirements, visit

About Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement is the world’s largest non-profifit organization dedicated to educating students in grades K-12 about financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship through experiential, hands-on programs. All programs are provided at no cost to students or educators through the generous support of donors. Visit to request a program for your classroom or to volunteer in a local school.

To learn more and apply online, visit

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