SANTA CLARITA, Calif. The Master's College, a Christian college led by president and pastor/teacher John MacArthur, is offering a $4,000 scholarship to the winner of its 2010 Master's College Essay Contest.
Essay applicants must write a 900 to 1,200 word letter to Charles Darwin explaining why they believe biblical creationism is more plausible and reasonable than Darwin's theory of evolution.
All high school and college students who are eligible to attend The Master's College starting in the fall are eligible to apply. All students who submit a valid essay will receive a free copy of John MacArthur's newest book, "Right Thinking in a World Gone Wrong."
The deadline for entries is Feb. 26 and they must be submitted to David Wheaton, host of The Christian Worldview radio program. The top five essays will be posted on Wheaton's Web site no later than March 5.
In addition to the $4,000 tuition scholarship to The Master's College, the winning student will also receive free airfare, lodging, and meals to College View Weekend, March 25 to 27 at the college.
For more than 80 years, The Master's College has provided quality, Christian liberal arts education to thousands of students around the world. With 13 major fields, the college is ranked third in the West by US News & World Report as one of America's Best Colleges in the category of Best Comprehensive Baccalaureate Colleges for nine consecutive years.
In addition, the Master's College is a national sponsor of the nationally-syndicated The Christian Worldview, which airs on 165 stations including American Family Radio Network and Sirius Satellite Radio.