2023 Abdelkader Global Citizenship Prize essay contest now open to high school students

[Courtesy Abdelkader Education Project]

The 2023 Abdelkader Global Citizenship Prize essay contest is now open. Students attending high school in the United States are invited to expand their global perspectives and compete for scholarship awards.

Prizes include 1st Place $1,000; 2nd Place $750; 3rd Place $500, plus Honorable Mention prizes.

From Missouri to Moscow to Mecca during the 1800s, Emir Abdelkader was an Arab Muslim hero from Algeria and admired around the globe. His life story brings lost history into focus along with wisdom and knowledge necessary to build strong bonds of cultural understanding and respect for Muslims and non-Muslims alike.

For contest details including guidelines and procedures, visit https://abdelkaderproject.org/student-contests/abdelkader-student-prize/. Students will sign-up now then read-research-write the essay and submit it before or on April 1, 2023.