In 2014, Dr. C. Moorer published his second ground breaking work, From Failure to Promise: 360 Degrees. It is an inspirational autobiography which follows Moorer’s journey from college drop-out, to engineer, to university professor and Dean.
This story is sure to motivate all youth to reach great promise!
Now, Dr. Moorer is offering a $10,000 scholarship via essay contest for high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate-level college students with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Students must be currently pursuing or planning to pursue a degree at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada.
The 1st place winner receives a $10,000 college scholarship and three honorable mentions each receive $500.
How to enter
Each student must write an original essay of at least 1500 words which addresses all three prompts:
- Which track(s): (On Track, Off Track, New Track, Fast Track, Tenure Track, or Backtrack) of the book, From Failure to Promise: 360 Degrees, presented or reiterated the most important life lessons for you and why? (Cite at least 3-5 key examples from the book)
- The author reiterates the importance of (Faith, Education, Experience, and Effort) throughout the book, From Failure to Promise: 360 Degrees. Which factor(s) was/were most vital to his evolution in going from a “flunk-out” to a professor at the very same university and beyond? (Cite at least 3-5 key examples from the book)
- How does the “Dr. C. Moorer’s 7 Spheres of Influence and Integration Model” affect your world-view, as related to civic responsibility and global citizenship? Explain.
Work will be judged on the basis of originality, quality of research, and effectiveness of presentation. Deadline for submission is July 31, 2016. Winners will be notified on September 1, 2016.
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