Preparation Requirements


  • Cover Page
  • No more than four (4) type- written, double-spaced pages: minimum of 1700 words, maximum of 2500 words
  • Reference Page
  • No Abstract
  • Style:
    • American Psychological Association (APA Guide,6th Edition)
  • References:
    • A minimum of seven (7) reputable sources: magazines, books, journals, reports, special reports, credible websites domains such as edu, org, gov, but no blogs or Wikipedia.
  • Documentation:
    • Writers are advised to recheck paper to be sure paper properly credits others for their scholarly work; not only should plagiarism be avoided, the appearance of it should also be avoided.
  • Print Type:
    • Times New Roman
    • 12 Point Font
  • Document Type:
    • Microsoft Word

Please view the rubric used by the judges to evaluate the participants