Essay contest offers $1,000 opportunity for students interested in health care issues

Advisors and others: Encourage any student writers interested in health care issues to take a crack at the $1,000 Hermes Monato, Jr. Prize.

The Hermes Monato, Jr. Prize is awarded annually for the best rural health paper. It is open to all students of the University of Wisconsin. Students are encouraged to write on a rural health topic for a regular class and then to submit a copy to the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative as an entry by April 15th. Previous award winners as well as judging criteria and submission information are available at