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The scholarship essay contest is designed for students who are full time, undergraduate students in an American College or University during the Spring 2013 semester. You do not have to be an American citizen, but you do need to be attending an American College or University during the eligibility period.
You must write an essay on the topic, 2013 is the 150th anniversary of both the Battle of Gettysburg, and of Lincoln's most famous speech there. Why do these events resonate so much with Americans today? What was it about either the battle or the speech that made them timeless?
There is no application form for the contest. The essay and your contact information serves as your application. Applicants must include the name of their college or university with their entire and all contact information (regular and email address) must be put on the essay.