We are now accepting submissions for The 2012 Be Unlimited Award!

The Be Unlimited Award honors young people (ages 10-15) who demonstrate that they are striving to: 1) reach their highest potential through academic or artistic study; 2) make a difference in their community through a self-created service initiative; 3) or, impact the world around them by addressing a social cause or issue.

Recipients of this honor are awarded with a grant provided by Be Unlimited, LLC.  This grant enables young people to pursue their area of study, service initiative, or social cause.

To apply for The 2012 Be Unlimited Award, submit a 250-500 word, typed essay which answers the question, “How Am I Going To Be Unlimited?”  Essays should include the area of study, service initiative, or social cause that you would like to pursue, and strong reasons that support why you should receive The 2012 Be Unlimited Award.

All submissions will be judged on both style and content.  Judges will look for the following qualities:

  • Essays that clearly address the question “How Am I Going To Be Unlimited?”;
  • Strong reasons to support why the applicant should receive an award;
  • Depth of feeling about the chosen area of study, service initiative, or social cause;
  • Originality and imagination;
  • Eloquence and style;
  • Work that is clear, articulate and logically organized.

All entries must be postmarked by or received on Friday, May 4th, 2012.  Winners will be notified by telephone, mail, or e-mail in June 2012.  

Entries should be mailed to: The 2012 Be Unlimited Award, c/o Be Unlimited LLC, Box 1879, Absecon, New Jersey, 08201.  No email submissions will be accepted.

We wish everyone the best of luck!

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