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The Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Program is an annual contest for college newspaper columnists underwritten by Jeanne Phillips aka Dear Abby. The 2017 first-prize winner receives a $1,500 scholarship and recognition from professional writers at the annual conference of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. Learn more about Abby's goals for the contest.

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