Essay Contests

3 Benefits of Writing an Essay

High School Essay Contest

This fall, students in Grades 9-12, are invited to participate in a High School Essay Contest sponsored by Georgia Baptist Bible Drill and Speakers, Inc. The winner of this contest will receive a $500 scholarship to the college of their choice.

Topic: Living for Christ in a Woke World (Luke 10:25-37)

Judging Criteria: 

* Creativity  (Originality; thought provoking;)

* Grammar (Use proper sentence and paragraph structuring; correct punctuation and spelling)

* Scripture Based (Use Scripture which is meaningfully used and is applicable.)

* Evidence of Research: Minimum of 4 footnotes or endnotes and at least 3 bibliographical entries,
Scripture can only be counted once in bibliography and twice in your footnote/endnote count. A separate
bibliography is required.

* Length: Minimum of 750 words

Include a personal bio sheet with following information: name; address, email, phone, and church membership.

Your Essay will be submitted via the dropbox link below: https://www.dropbox.com/request/gDPAesPzMVV9QblHSXMZ

Submit your essay as a pdf.

Deadline: December 1, 2021.


College Essay Contest

This fall, Georgia Baptist Bible drill and Speakers, Inc. is sponsoring a College Essay Competition. The prize is a $500 scholarship to the College of your choice. This essay competition is open to current college students.

Topic: Confronting a Secular Worldview

Judging Criteria:

* Creativity  (Originality; thought provoking)

* Grammar (Use proper sentence and paragraph structuring; punctuation and spelling)

* Scripture Based (Scripture used meaningfully and is applicable)

* Evidence of Research: Minimum of 5 footnotes or endnotes and at least 4 bibliographical entries.
Scripture can only be used once in your bibliography count and twice as footnotes or endnotes count.  
A separate bibliography is required. 

* Length:  Minimum of 1000 words

Include a personal bio sheet with the following information: name; address, email, phone number; church membership, and college you attend.

Your Essay will be submitted via the dropbox link below: https://www.dropbox.com/request/cg3JgvYdAi62zm8Ivvrc

Submit your essay as a pdf.

Deadline: November 1, 2021.