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2018 Worthington Essay Contest

Wed, October 3, 2018
2018 Worthington Essay Contest

2018 Worthington Essay Contest

Plan II alumnus, Roger Worthington (’80), provided funding for the annual Essay Prize beginning in 2002.  Originally a single prize, now Plan II awards 3 prizes each year to Plan II students, including a first-year student prize. The essay topics have ranged from hypothetical scenarios to real-world events and always challenge students to form an argument on one side of a debate, then present it convincingly. Plan II faculty members read each essay to select the winning essays, and Plan II traditionally hosts a lunch for the winners. ALL current Plan II students are eligible to enter. 

Grand Prize: $5000 

Second Prize: $2500 

First-Year Prize: $3500 

Due: Friday, October 12th by 5 p.m. 

Essay prompt and entry instructions can be found at: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/plan2/current_stdnts/worthington/index.php 

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