Contest Overview
Judging Criteria
Contest Rules

Judging Criteria

Essay Contest Framework:

  • Entries will be blind judged by members of ICNA NJ and their associates.
  • Entries must be in good taste, easy to read, use proper grammar and
    punctuation, and correct spelling.
  • Writing quality, clarity and impact, including organization into introduction,
    main body and clear conclusion are important.
  • Depth of research and analysis including citing of relevant references will
    be considered.
  • Evidence of original thought and creativity on important issues and
    challenges of race and injustice will be considered.
  • Entries should be relevant to current events.