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Stim Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 3

The Seattle Public Library Foundation is pleased to host the Stimson Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship competition. High school seniors and undergraduate students who live, work or attend school in Seattle are invited to participate.

The competition asks students to write an essay about an individual or group of individuals from Washington state who have demonstrated civic courage on an issue of importance to the community at great personal, political or professional risk.

Applicants must:

A) Reside, attend school, or work in Seattle.

B) Be 13 years of age or older.

C) Have an active Seattle Public Library card.

D) Be a current high school senior or undergraduate enrolled at a two or four year college.

To qualify, the essay must:

A) Contain at least 3 sources including at least one primary source;

B) Contain a bibliography and in-text citations using a standard format (for example: MLA);

C) Be between 1,500-2,000 words (excluding the citations or bibliography;

D) Be double-spaced and in at least 12-point font.


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Stim Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship
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