The city’s Human Rights Commission will launch its Multimedia Scholarship Competition on Monday, Jan. 25.

This annual competition is an opportunity for students who live in and/or attend high school in Rockville to compete for scholarships by responding to one of several prompts focused on human rights.

The prompts, applications and additional information will be posted Monday, Jan. 25 at The deadline for submissions is Monday, March 29.

Students may choose their desired medium, e.g., an essay, poem, song, painting, etc., through which to respond to the prompts. Submissions will be judged by a panel of HRC members, a community leader and a high school faculty member. Judging will be based on creativity, work quality and relevance.

First-, second- and third-place winners will be announced at a Mayor and Council meeting and will be awarded up to $2,500 in scholarships.