High School Senior Students,

The Mt. Prospect Jaycees are offering their 8th annual Jared Van Horn Scholarship. Jared Van Horn graduated Prospect High School in ’99 and was attending Columbia University majoring in Fiction Writing when he passed away.

One scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $500. Scholarships will be awarded to the student with the best original 5-15 page story in the genre of Sci-Fi or Fantasy. This scholarship is open to all high schools that host students residing in Mt. Prospect, despite where the student lives.

The award will be given at the Mt. Prospect Jaycees July meeting.  Details will be supplied to the winner.  Submissions are due via the form below by 11:59pm May 31st. Please include your name, high school attended, year in school and a parent’s phone number with your submission attached.



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