Monday, September 17, 2007

Homeland Security Essay Contest

The Center for Homeland Defense and Security is pleased to announce:

The First Annual Homeland Security Essay Contest

What single aspect of Homeland Security has been most successful and what single aspect will be most critical to Homeland Security success?
This is the question many will attempt to answer in the first annual homeland security essay contest sponsored by the NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security. The competition strives to stimulate original thought on issues in Homeland Security and Homeland Defense.

Your response may be general, or focus on a specific aspect (organizational, policy, strategy, practice, technological innovation, social impact, etc.) or discipline/field (such as emergency management, public health, law enforcement, critical infrastructure, or intelligence).

Essays should be no more than five pages, single-spaced and twelve-point type and in Word or PDF format. Entries must be submitted via the website. Deadline for submission: 02 January 2008.
CHDS reserves the right to publish all contest entries.

Essays will be evaluated based on the relevance and innovation of their ideas, the strength of argument and the sophistication of presentation.

Who may enter: The competition is open to anyone who is interested in the field of homeland security. Individuals associated with CHDS are not eligible.

Award: The winner will receive a $1500.00 cash award and an all-expense-paid trip to the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security in Monterey, California where they will be recognized. The winner and the four top finalists will have their essays published in a special edition of Homeland Security Affairs <> , the official publication of the NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security.

How to enter: Simply fill out the entry form
<> where you can upload your

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