Beekeeping Essay Contest

Rochelle Wilking, Husser, Brittany

The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc. has announced it’s 2022 National 4-H Beekeeping Essay Competition theme: "Transportation: Minimizing Stress on Bees While Getting Them Where They Need to Be.”

State entries for the 4-H Beekeeping Essay Competition are due April 8, 2022. The topic was just released and the national due date is April 15th. See previous years national winners to help improve the competitiveness of writing for the contest by access: 2021 Essays - Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees

Requirements for National Judging: Essays must be typewritten or computer-generated on single-sided pages and formatted following standard manuscript format using double-spaced type and 12pt font in a legible font face. Essays must encompass the designated topic in 750 to 1,000 words. Word count does not include sources, works cited or the writer’s biographical statement. All factual statements and interview references must be cited in a “sources” or “bibliography.”

Essays will be judged on (a) scope of research, 40%; (b) accuracy, 30%; (c) creativity, 10%; (d) conciseness, 10%; and (e) logical development of the topic, 10%.

To submit a 4-H Beekeeping Essay, please access the following line by April 8th here.

The online form has four steps:
  • Section 1: Student Information
  • Section 2: Biographical Sketch
  • Section 3: Essay
  • Section 4: Submission
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