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2018 Student Essay Contest

By Nancy Canino | On Nov 07, 2017

Presented by the Cooperative Credit Union Association, Inc.

2018 Essay Contest Theme

Whether it's grammar, math, science, or social studies, students are taught many different topics in schools today, but there's one glaring gap - financial education. Many students graduate high school not understanding about the basics of loans, savings, credit, and other core financial issues. Shouldn't Financial Literacy be taught in schools? Please explain why you think schools should add financial literacy as a core curriculum in our school systems and what benefits it would have for society.

Rules & Procedures for Essay Contest

  • Only students currently in seventh or eighth grade are eligible to participate.
  • Students must be Massachusetts residents.
  • Schools must be located in Massachusetts.
  • Essays must be handwritten by the student.
  • Essays should be no more than 250 words.
  • One essay per students may be submitted.
  • Essay must include the student's name and grade level, home address, school name, teacher's name, principal's name, and sponsoring credit union.
  • Essays will be judged on the following criteria:
    • Originality
    • Content
    • Neatness
    • Grammar/Spelling

Essay forms are available at the credit union. Eight winning essays will be chosen. The first prize will be $500.00, seven other finalists will receive $250.00 each, and several honorable mention winners will receive $50.00. There will be an awards ceremony to honor the contest winners in the Spring.

The deadline for students to submit their essays is February 28, 2018.

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