Submit Your Essay

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Essay Contest. This year, the topic is apologetics. The winner of the contest will receive a full scholarship for their first year of tuition.

To be eligible for the contest, students must also complete a full application to RBC by May 15.

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Rules & Eligibility

Essay submissions should be roughly 4,500 words and answer the question, “Why must Christians be always ready to defend their faith?” Quality essays will be original, well-written, and observe standard grammatical rules and Turabian formatting. They will show evidence of extensive theological, philosophical, and cultural exploration of the topic.

Only one essay submission may be entered per student. The scholarship prize only applies to students intending to enroll full-time in the Fall 2019 semester as a degree-seeking student. Entries must be received by May 15, 2019. The award-winning essay will be announced on June 1, 2019.