Essay Theme: “Echoes of Freedom: Tracing Jamaica’s Path from Colonialism to Republic.”
Essay Question: Should Jamaica remain under the British monarchy or become a full republic? Discuss.
Deadline: OCTOBER 31, 2023
How to submit:
Essays should be submitted using the application form below by October 31, 2023.
The essay should be:
The Jamaica Information Service reserves the right to disqualify any essay that does not meet the requirements specified in these instructions. Students will be penalized for Plagiarism (passing off another person’s idea or written work as your own).
Prizes will be awarded to the top three (3) students. Prizes will also be given to the top participants courtesy of sponsorship from corporate Jamaica. Photos and accompanying news release will be posted on the website of the JIS.
Any registered Primary or Preparatory School Student in Jamaica aged 9 – 12 is eligible to compete. Relatives of JIS staff members are not eligible to participate in the Heritage Essay Competition. Please ensure that you keep a copy of your essay. The submitted essay becomes the property of the Jamaica Information Service.
Contacts for Participants:
Ms. Charnele Henry
JAMAICA INFORMATION SERVICE
58a Half-Way Tree Road KINGSTON 10
TEL: 926-3740-6 Ext. 2132
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org