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FROM: Dean Yamba, College of Liberal Arts RE: SPRING, 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Scholarship Essay Competition
2/10/2014 12:08:10 PM
To: Students, Faculty, Staff

INSTRUCTIONS:  (any entries that do not follow instructions will be rejected)

·         A free style essay on how the 1965 Voting Rights Act has affected Civil Rights in America

·         A title that is clearly stated at the top of the essay

·         Author’s name, Cal U email address, and mailing address

·         Essay must conform to academic standards (plagiarism, citations, etc.)

1500 words, typewritten, double-spaced (4-5 pages)

Due February 24, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.

Please submit electronically as a Microsoft Word file attachment to

1st Prize          $500

2nd Prize         $300

3rd Prize         $200

Winners will be honored on Friday, February 27, 2014, Black History Month Closing Ceremony.