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CERCL/ACE@Rice High School Essay Contest

Submission Form

Please see instructions below for submitting essays for the 2021 contest.


Our sincere thanks to the Charlos Ward and Lee M. Riley Endowed Fund

for their generous support of CERCL's High School Outreach Initiative.

Eligibility Requirements
Students must be current sophomore or junior enrolled at a Title I High School in the Houston Independent School District
Students must document a 3.0 GPA or higher or ranking in the top 10% of their class 
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Submission Guidelines


The Title I Coordinator, College Counselor, English Department Chair or Teacher at participating schools should collect essays, confirm eligibility and submit essays for eligible students.
Please use the form below to upload documentation of student GPAs and/or class ranking and student essays.

2021 Essay Contest Deadline: November 11, 2021

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