The deadline for submissions is December 31,
2010, so inform your students of this great
opportunity today. For official rules, please
see the reverse side of this flyer.
For the entry form, please visit
] On Behalf
Of Deborah Shepherd
Sent: Monday, March 01, 2010 12:32 PM
Subject: [SACC-L] Ember Student Scholarship
The email has just arrived to me, too. There doesn't seem to be a URL.
Here is the text from the email sent to me. Thanks for the heads up,
In remembrance of Melvin Lawrence Ember (January 13, 1933 through
September 27, 2009), Pearson is proud to announce the 1st annual Mel
Ember Student Scholarship Award. With his coauthor, Carol R. Ember, Mel
Ember was a Pearson/Prentice Hall author for almost 40 years. Their
books, Anthropology and Cultural Anthropology, have taught more than 1.5
million students world-wide. This award is open to all students
currently enrolled in an anthropology course! If your students are
interested in participating in this scholarship, please have them write
an essay or film a short video on the following topic:
"Why do you think the study of Anthropology is
important to today's world?"
1st Place: $750 For Student Winner + $50 for Sponsoring Instructor
2nd Place: $550 For Student Winner + $50 for Sponsoring Instructor
3rd Place: $350 For Student Winner + $50 for Sponsoring Instructor
Deadline: Submissions must be postmarked or emailed by 12/31/2010
If submitting via email, send to:
Winners: Will be announced on January 15, 2011
Essay Topic: "Why do you think the study of Anthropology is important to
Submission Guidelines: The essay must be no more than 1000 words in
length. The video must be no more than 3 minutes. Both in response to
the designated topic.
Eligibility: The contest is open to all students enrolled in a college
anthropology course at the time of submission.
Judging Criteria: The winners will be determined Carol Ember, Director
of HRAF and a supporting panel of Pearson Judges.
Essays will be judged on the following criteria:
How well the essay or video addresses the topic. Note: opinion or
subjectivity will not factor into the decision-making process
How clearly the thesis is presented
How well the piece is organized
How specific is the support for the thesis
How relevant is the analysis of support
For essays: writing correctness (spelling, punctuation, grammar, etc.)
If you have any questions about this scholarship opportunity or would
like to receive promotional flyers to advertise this scholarship, please
contact us at:
Laura Lee Manley
Senior Marketing Manager, Anthropology
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