Undergraduate MoRe Prize: the Mochila Review

Undergraduate MoRe Prize, Missouri Western State University’s national undergraduate literary journal, is hosting its second annual Undergraduate MoRe Prize. This year’s judge is the author Ellen Hopkins, New York Times bestselling author of Burned (www.ellenhopkins.com), who will select the standout piece of fiction submitted to the contest. We are now accepting submissions, so send us your best material!


This year’s contest is open to short stories (limited to 3,000 words), which will be judged by Ellen Hopkins. Contest submissions are being accepted through the Mochila Review website (www.mochilareview.com) from Oct. 1 through Dec. 1. Only submissions from undergraduate students are accepted. There’s a small $5 fee for each submission and no limit to how many times you submit.

The winner of the Undergraduate MoRe Prize will receive a $50 prize, publication in the 2016 issue of The Mochila Review, and be featured on our website.

Submit today by following this link! http://www.mochilareview.com/more-prize/


You, The Juror: Garfinkel Essay Scholarship

It is very exciting to announce the Historical Society of the New York Courts’ 2016 Garfinkel Essay Scholarship and its resourceful website!  http://www.nycourts.gov/history/garfinkel.html

Your help is essential to inform students about this educational, rewarding opportunity. Please forward this e-mail to your students and, as your time permits, offer them your advice and guidance structuring their essays. In addition to receiving a cash prize for their research and writing skills, speak with your students about how this award can set them apart as they move forward in their academic path. I look forward to your support!


The Historical Society of the New York Courts



2016 David A. Garfinkel Essay Scholarship


You, the Juror.

What Role Does Jury Service Play in Our Democracy?


Six scholarships will be awarded to community college students within the CUNY and SUNY systems:



$1,500 1st Place
$1,000 2nd Place
$500 3rd Place

$1,500 1st Place
$1,000 2nd Place
$500 3rd Place



Entries will be accepted through April 1, 2016.






Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)


The Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Human Resource Development (HRD), within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). The conference is aimed at college and university undergraduate and graduate students who participate in programs funded by the NSF HRD Unit, including underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities.

The objectives of the conference are to help undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their science communication skills and to better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce. Towards this end, the general format for the 2-1/2 day conference will include

  • Student poster and oral presentations.

Other conference activities include workshops focused on:

  • Strategies for applying for and succeeding in graduate programs and finding funding for graduate school;
  • Career preparation workshops focused on employment searches and retention; and
  • Understanding STEM careers in a global context and identifying international research and education opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students and faculty.

Exhibitors will include representatives from academic, government, business, and the non-profit sector with information about graduate school admissions, fellowships, summer research opportunities, professional development activities, and employment opportunities.

For guidelines, see: http://www.emerging-researchers.org/http://www.emerging-researchers.org/

Institute of Research in Engineering and Technology (IRET) Call for papers

Institute of Research in Engineering and Technology (IRET) is organizing scholarly, online international journal which aims to Publishes peer reviewed original research result oriented Survey papers in the fields of Engineering, Science and Promote Innovative Technology. All original research contributions of significant value in all areas of Engineering, Science and Mathmatics discipline are welcome.
IRET is publishing journals in the discipline of Electrical, Electronics, Instruments, Mechanical, Metallurgy, Computers, Physics, chemistry and Mathematics. http://www.iret.co.in/
Frequency: 12 Issue per year (Monthly)
Last Date of Paper Submission: October 10th, 2015
Date of Publication: October 13th, 2015

Submitted papers will be reviewed by technical committees of the Journal. Articles submitted to the journal should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts should follow the style of the journal and are subject to both review and editing.

You can submit your papers through online.

For more details go to: http://goo.gl/JsTIvM

Sejong Writing Competition: Essay + Poetry

Sejong Writing Competition: Essay + Poetry

For Ages 8 to 25,


Essay category

Focusing on introducing students and young adults to Korean culture and history through literature, our essay category utilizes folk tales and contemporary literature to explore Korean culture, past and present.

Adult division (age 25 and younger): Contestants are to read Kim Chunghyŏk’s short story “The Glass Shield” and write an essay in response to the provided prompt.

Senior division (grade 12 and younger): Contestants are to read Ha Sŏngnan’s short story “Waxen Wings” and write an essay in response to the provided prompt.

Junior division (grade 8 and younger): Contestants are to write an essay in response to one of three provided topics regarding a folktale of the contestant’s choice. Contestants must choose one of the stories listed on our folktales page.


Sijo category

One division open to students grade 12 and younger: Created in collaboration with the Korea Institute at Harvard University, the goal of our sijo category is to introduce students to a lesser-known style of poetry, the traditional Korean sijo. Read about how to write sijo, or see last year’s winning entries.

Poetry @ Harvard