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North American Branch
Essay Competition 2019 Back

Do you know any 17 to 23 year old at college or university who wants to win a prize of US$500 or £300?
The North American Branch is delighted to announce that, for the first time, it is offering its Essay Competition to the children and grandchildren of ALL full Society members worldwide. The competition is open to any student, aged between 17 and 23 as at 1st January 2019, who is currently attending College or University.


An essay of one thousand words on any Clan MacThomas or Scottish topic may be submitted for consideration. The winner will receive a prize of US$ 500 or equivalent. Essays should be submitted electronically by 31st March 2019. Judging will be undertaken in the following month and the winner will be
announced by the end of May.


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Essay Competition fund by




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Donations to support the competition are most welcome and a “donation button” can be found in the box on this page. Alternatively members worldwide may choose to add a donation when paying their annual dues/subscription.

This competition is aimed at the younger generation interested in the Clan or Scotland, who represent the future of the Society. Also it provides the opportunity for present members to contribute to that future.

Thank you to members for their support of this important competition.

The full rules for the competition can be found by clicking here. For further assistance please contact the North American Branch Treasurer using this link or by using e-mail address:

Added 08/12/2014

Last Updated 15/10/2018