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Time running out for entries in NZBio Essay Comp.

Time running out for entries in NZBio Essay Competition

There's just four weeks to go until the 14 October deadline for entries in the 2005 NZBio Secondary School Students' Essay Competition.

"The essay topic, 'How might biotechnology applications affect me? Choose an application, explain the science and discuss its potential to impact on your life' is designed to get students thinking about this exciting field of science," NZBio CEO Brian Ward says.

"We remind all students and teachers of the cash prizes for winning essays."

First prize is $500

Second prize is $300

Third prize is $150

A poster promoting the essay competition was sent to all secondary schools last month, and can be downloaded from NZBio's web site at: http://www.nzbio.org.nz/uploaded/Essay1.pdf

"We look forward to receiving well considered and thought provoking work."

Terms & Conditions

The competition is open to all New Zealand secondary school students

Essays will be marked by a panel. The judges' decision is final

Winning essays may be used by NZBio with author's permission Quotes may be used from any of the essays, with the writers' permission

Winning entrant's names will be published by NZBio

ENDS


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