∑ To be eligible, the student must be a junior or senior
in high school.
∑ In accordance with our sponsor, any student under 18
must have their parent or guardian print, sign and return
the Virtualology Consent form.
∑ The paper must discuss the topic selected by the James
Monroe Memorial Foundation.
∑ The first page of the submission should include the
following information: first and last name, title of paper,
grade, name of high school, state, phone number, address,
and e-mail address.
∑ The paper may or may not be an assigned part of a
formal class or registered home school assignment.
∑ The paper must be between 1000-1500 words in length.
∑ The paper must be double-spaced.
∑ The paper must be typed in 12pt. Times New Roman font.
∑ The paper must have 1-1 Ĺ inch margins.
∑ The paper must be properly documented with either
footnotes or endnotes. Turabian or MLA guidelines should be
used to document sources.
∑ A bibliography is also required.
∑ All submissions must be original work.
∑ The paper must be submitted via e-mail as an
attachment to the following address:
∑ All questions regarding the scholarship program should
be directed via e-mail to the following address:
Start Date: Friday, January 26th
End Date: 10:00pm Friday, March 23rd
All submissions must be received electronically by March
23, 2001 at 10pm to be considered in the competition.
Winners Picked by Friday, April 6th
All winners will be notified via e-mail before 10pm April
Award Presentation: Saturday, April 28th
Winning entries will be posted on the website. The James
Monroe Memorial Foundation will award winners with
scholarships and medals at a ceremony in front of the
Governorís mansion in Richmond. Several dignitaries will
be present. The winners will be asked to read their work .
A schedule of the day's events will be posted as soon
as it becomes available.