2014 Essay Contest: Guidelines for Submission

How to Enter
This contest ends Friday, October 10, 2014. Submissions should be a minimum of one page, double-spaced, and a maximum of 700 words. Submit as a Microsoft Word document via the online form or via email to Jan Nadav at jcnadav@mizelmuseum.org. Limit one entry per person. Mizel Museum is not responsible for lost or late entries not received for any reason. By entering, entrant warrants that his or her entry is original and does not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of any third party.

Judging and Eligibility
Essay contest is open to students in high school and college (undergraduate). There will be a maximum of 10 winners – 5 in each category. The final number will depend on how many applications are received. All entries will be judged by a panel selected by the Mizel Museum. Judges’ decisions are final and binding. Winners will be notified by telephone and/or email after October 10, 2014. There will be two sets of judges for each category: high school and college, and essays will be judged separately in these two categories.

Prize Description
Ten winning essay writers will be notified and announced after October 10, and will win a reserved seat at the Thomas Friedman event on
Sunday, October 26, 2014 (7 pm at the Seawell Grand Ballroom in downtown Denver). Winners will also receive one of Friedman’s signed books and a photo
with the author following his talk.

Conditions of Participation
By entering, Entrant represents that any essay, etc., and other materials submitted as part of Entrant’s contest entry are the original work of Entrant and not copied from any other source and will not constitute defamation or an invasion of privacy or otherwise infringe upon the rights of any third party, and that the Entrant owns or has the rights to convey any and all right and title in such essay. In addition, by entering, Entrant grants to Mizel Museum a nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to publish, promote, and republish at any time in the future and otherwise use Entrant’s submitted essay, along with Entrant’s likeness and biographical information, in any and all media for possible promotional or advertising purposes, without further permission, notice, or compensation (except where prohibited by law).