The winner of this award receives $1,000, an invitation to accept the award at our annual awards ceremony, promotion on our website, and a feature of their work in our Magajournal and quarterly newsletter.
- Candidate must be a full-time freshman, sophomore or junior student attending a historically Black college or university (HBCU);
- Candidate must possess a cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 or better; and
- Candidate must submit an essay not to exceed 800 words on the topic "The Power of The Written Word."
- Submission deadline is March 31.