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RE: [SACC-L] Ember Student Scholarship

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  • dianne.chidester@gvltec.edu
    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
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 1, 2010
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      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
      www.pearsonhighered.com/anthropology.

      -----Original Message-----
      From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      Of Deborah Shepherd
      Sent: Monday, March 01, 2010 12:32 PM
      To: sacc-l@yahoogroups.com
      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,
      Dianne.
      Deborah


      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?"
      Prizes:
      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:
      MelEmberStudentScholarship@...<mailto:MelEmberStudentScholarship
      @...>
      Winners: Will be announced on January 15, 2011
      Essay Topic: "Why do you think the study of Anthropology is important to
      today's world?"
      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:
      MelEmberStudentScholarship@...<mailto:MelEmberStudentScholarship
      @...>
      Warm Regards,
      Laura Lee Manley
      Senior Marketing Manager, Anthropology


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