Scholarship Essay Competition Writers Check List

Scholarship Essay Competition Writers Check List

Just a few suggestions for you to review before submitting your essay:

  • Is your essay written in English?
  • Does the essay answer this year’s essay contest question?
  • Does your essay address all parts of the contest question?
  • Have you given your essay a descriptive title?
  • Is your essay not less than 500 and not more than 750 words long excluding works cited?
  • Have you made sure that your name, school, or city does NOT appear anywhere in the essay?
  • Have you scrupulously followed accepted standards regarding attribution of quotations, arguments, and ideas of others within the body of your paper and bibliography?
  • Have you made sure that Wikipedia is not a source?
  • Does your essay have standardized citations and bibliography?
  • Are your online sources listed separately from other sources in your bibliography?