Banner Essay Contest

Banner Essay Contest

Why Christianity Still Matters

The Banner is pleased to sponsor a writing contest on the topic “Why Christianity Still Matters.” We’ll publish the winning essays on the topic in print and/or online and award cash prizes of USD $1,000 (first prize), $500 (second prize), and $250 (third prize). 

Guidelines

  • Deadline for submissions is midnight, July 13, 2018.
  • Contest open to students enrolled in an undergraduate or associates/diploma program who is a member of or regularly attends a Christian Reformed church.
  • Essays should be no more than 1,000 words in length, written in a popular, non-academic style (see our Writer's Guidelines), submitted as a Word file and accompanied by a separate cover letter that includes your name, address, phone number, where you worship, and brief biographical note. Do not include this information on the essay itself. Send to info@thebanner.org.
  • Decisions of judges are final. We reserve the right to withhold one or more prizes if none are deemed worthy. Winners will be notified by July 31.
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