**1st prize is a $50 savings bond**
SUBJECT: 2-3 page essay on any aspect of vegetarianism. Vegetarianism is not eating meat, fish, and birds (for example, chicken or duck). Among the many reasons for being a vegetarian are beliefs about ethics, culture, health, aesthetics, religion, world peace, economics, world hunger, and the environment.
Entrants should base their paper on interviewing, research, and/or personal opinion. You need not be a vegetarian to enter. All essays become the property of The Vegetarian Resource Group.
- A. Age 14-18.
- B. Age 9-13.
- C. Age 8 and under.
PRIZES: A $50 savings bond will be awarded in each category.
DEADLINE: Must be postmarked by May 1 for each current year of judging.
SEND ENTRIES TO: The Vegetarian Resource Group, PO Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203.
FAX: (410) 366-8804. Include your name, address, telephone number, age, grade, school, and teacher’s name.
Click here to read essays from past winners.