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Healthcare Essay Contest

essayThe Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) is now accepting submissions for its annual essay contest. Translation: If you’re a college or graduate student who is a) passionate about healthcare, and is b) looking for an opportunity to win a pretty nice monetary prize, then look no further.

The first-place winner will receive $1,000.

$500 will be awarded to the person finishing second.

The essay topic for this year is:

“President Obama has stated that reforming the health care system is one of his top priorities, and there is broad interest from policymakers and the public in making a change. During the campaign, he outlined a framework for reforming health care. What elements of his plan should be prioritized given the current economic crisis, what elements are most likely to garner support and which ones will be most challenging and why?”

Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a degree-granting program at a college or university are eligible to enter a 1,000 word essay addressing this topic. For a full list of eligibility requirements, and for more information about how to enter a submission, visit this site.

If you’re a local student who found out about this contest through our website, we’d love to publish your essay.

Email [email protected] for details.

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