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Essay Contest Open to College Students

To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Adrian Dominican Sisters are sponsoring an essay contest open to any actively enrolled college student.

Participants are asked to describe in 1,000 words or less, “What is your dream for racial equity?”

Winners will receive $150.00 for First Prize, $75.00 for Second Prize, and $50.00 for Third Prize.

Winners must be willing to read their essay at a gathering at the Adrian Dominican Sisters Motherhouse campus on a mutually agreeable date in January, 2020.

Submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2020. Winners will be notified by January 13, 2020.

Participants should email their essays and contact information to

Flyer (pdf)

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