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Vernon Press, an independent publisher of scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities, invites monograph or edited volume proposals for their series on Sociology. This call is open to proposals that address all types of Sociology, from General Sociology, Economic Sociology, Political Sociology, Family Sociology, Sociology of Organization, Sociology of Religions, Sociology of Race to Sociology of Youth, among others.

Possible topics include (but not limited to):

Deadline: 
12/31/2018
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May 22, 2018 - 10:45am EDT
The Civic Life Project invites high school and college students to submit a 4- to 8-minute documentary films about a public issue that they care about for the third annual Youth Film Challenge.
Deadline: 
4/30/2018
iCivics is looking for student words to include in its season’s greetings. This year’s essay contest encourages youth authors to share with iCivics’ Founder, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, his or her favorite thing about iCivics online games. Writers should also share in their essay what they will take with them when they become active and engaged adult citizens.
Deadline: 
11/27/2017
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It's not too late to enter our Imagine the Future - Youth Video Challenge! The Kid Museum at Davis Library (Bethesda, MD), in partnership with the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation, "invites kids ages 11-18 to visualize how they would make the world a better place by 2042. In the spirit of Clarke, who used film and storytelling to imagine the future, kids are asked to submit a short video demonstrating an imaginative solution to a future problem, using science, technology, art, or design. It's free, fun and easy for kids to take part in—as simple as using a smartphone for a video recorder."
Deadline: 
10/20/2017
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Five years ago TNTP launched the Fishman Prize as way to celebrate great teachers. Since then, the prize has recognized nearly 500 teachers who build strong relationships with their students, ignite passion for their subject matter, and push students to reach their highest aspirations.  The application for the 2017 Fishman Prize is now open. Visit http://tntp.org/fishman-prize/how-to-apply.  
Deadline: 
1/10/2017
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Population Education's World of 7 Billion student video contest is still accepting entries! This year's topics - Climate Change, Ocean Health, and Rapid Urbanization - encourage participants to consider the urgency of increasing cooperation and creativity in resolving the innumerable issues associated with increasing world population.  In an effort to assist contest participants, several supplemental readings are available that students may want to consider while preparing their video submissions.
Deadline: 
2/23/2017
The National Center for Policy Analysis and its partner, Debate Central, have announced the 2016-2017 Young Patriots Essay Contest, sponsored by Copart. Entrants have the opportunity to showcase their writing skills and compete for $9,000 in scholarship money.
To date, the Young Patriots Essay Contest has awarded $49,000 in scholarships to students around the nation.
Deadline: 
1/03/2017
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