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2019 CNTA High-School Essay Scholarship
Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness
13th Annual High School Essay Contest
Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness (CNTA), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is sponsoring an essay contest for students in Aiken, Allendale, Barnwell, Burke, Columbia, Edgefield, and Richmond County schools and homeschools. Current junior and senior high school students in these counties, and current CNTA members' family regardless of their county of enrollment, are invited to submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay on one of the following topics:
- The application of nuclear science and technology in modern medicine
- Nuclear career opportunities
- Sustainability and the future of nuclear energy
The competition will be judged by Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness staff and general membership representatives.
The essay contest winner(s) will receive a $1,000 scholarship while their school will be awarded $500 to be used towards educational advancements. Contest winners will be recognized at the annual Edward Teller Lecture/Banquet.
The purpose of the CNTA Essay Contest is to promote a better understanding of nuclear technology among high school students. It also provides an incentive for the development of written communication skills that are vital to continued success in education and in the workforce.
Dr. Marissa Reigel, (803) 725-3459
Dr. Jim Marra, (803) 649-3456
- Essay Contest Flyer (PDF Format)
- 2018 Essay Contest Rules (Microsoft Word Format)
- Downloadable Student Entry Form (Microsoft Word Format)
February 28, 2019: Deadline date for essay submittal. The essay submittal must include a completed Official Student Entry Form. Electronic submittal is preferred.
Electronic Submittal: firstname.lastname@example.org
or Mail To: CNTA - Attention: Dr. Marissa Reigel - 1204 Whiskey Rd, Suite B, Aiken SC 29803-4318
March-April 2019: Notification of CNTA essay winner(s).
October-December 2019: Edward Teller Lecture/Banquet, final date and location to be determined.
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