HUNTER & SPENCE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Hunter & Spence Sponsors Student Essay Contest—Will Award $5,000 Scholarship


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Essay Topic:

What is the biggest dental health challenge facing U.S. children today? What solutions would you support to address this challenge?

Hunter & Spence, a full-service career consulting and recruitment firm exclusively for dentists, is proud to present their annual Scholarship Fund essay contest. A $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to one eligible U.S. student whose essay on children’s dental health challenges and solutions demonstrates excellence and meets the following criteria.


Highly Effective Essays will meet the following criteria:

  • Effectively and insightfully develops a point of view on the issue and demonstrates
    outstanding critical thinking, using clearly appropriate examples, reasons and other evidence
    to support its position.
  • Is well organized and clearly focused, demonstrating clear coherence and smooth progression
    of ideas.
  • Exhibits skillful use of language, using a varied, accurate and apt vocabulary, demonstrating
    meaningful variety in sentence structure.
  • Uses originality and creativity in approaching the topic.
  • Essays may incorporate personal narrative (stories) to explain concepts and provide insight.

THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS WHO MEET
THE FOLLOWING REQUISITE CRITERIA

  • Enrolled in a U.S accredited high school, college or university in the United States
  • Students must either be in the final year of high school, enrolled as an undergraduate,
    or a graduate student in an U.S. accredited institution
  • Considered in academic “good standing” at current institution – i.e. not on academic probation
    or suspension. Minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent)

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your information via the online application by March 29, 2019.
Start your application now! All information is required for the submission to be valid.
Multiple submissions will not be accepted


SELECTION PROCESS:

Once entries are received, they will be reviewed by a selection committee composed of managing staff members at Hunter & Spence. The decision of the panel will be based on clarity of content (30%), originality and creativity (35%), and persuasiveness (35%).

Please Note: Carefully review the requirements to be sure you qualify for this scholarship and confirm information with the program before applying. For more information, please read our official rules

OPEN:
March 1, 2019


DEADLINE:
March 29, 2019


AWARD:
One $5,000 Scholarship