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PSRW Essay Contest

City of Houston Human Resources Department Communications Division

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This essay contest is for seniors from high schools in the Houston, Texas area. To apply, students must choose a city job that interests them and write an essay of 500 words or less. Winning essays will be selected based on organization and accurate presentation; creativity; and proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Students are encouraged to interview one or more city employees working in the jobs they chose to write about. Please see website for further application guidelines.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Mar 19
Award Range: $500 - $2,000
Awards Granted: 5
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