Margaret Maher Award 2019


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Margaret Maher Award 2019

This is a short essay competition open to all members of the Amherst community, including students.  

We welcome submissions from those with or without any ancestral connection to Ireland. Submission fee: $20 per submission via credit card required when submitting this form. (All payments will be processed through PayPal, no account required.)

Topic 2019 - Considering Ireland: What interests me and why.

Words - Limited to a maximum of 1,000 words, double spaced, 12 point font, US letter (4 pages).

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