Maryknoll Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 6

Today the world seems full of "bad news" stories that tell of people expressing hatred, violence, discrimination and other evils demonstrating the worst of humanity. But there are many people who are making the world a better place.

Write an essay sharing a "good news" story from your own life and explain how it reflects the "good news" message of Jesus.


Entries should be 500–750 words.

Note: Spelling and grammar count. Students may:

1) Submit essays online by completing the form below (if 13 or older)


2) Mail essays to the address below. Mailed essays should be typed or neatly handwritten in ink and stapled, each attached to an ENTRY COVER SHEET available below.


Students in grades 6–8 (Division I) and grades 9–12 (Division II) are eligible.


Entries must be submitted online or postmarked by MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2021. First place essays will appear in the Summer 2022 Maryknoll magazine.

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