Writing Contest: Why a Degree?
Get Paid for Writing!
Share your story and tell the world why you want a degree from NVC
- Write a 500-word essay (no more than 2 double-spaced pages)
- Topic: Why you want to earn a degree from Northwest Vista College
- Write it in the first person: I want a degree from Northwest Vista College because…
- Provide required information below with your entry
Submit your essay by email to NVC-WritingContest@alamo.edu with the following information*:
- Full Name*
- Banner ID*
- Street Address*
- Email Address*
- Phone Number*
- Declared Major
- Date of Graduation (if available)
- Choose one of the following themes*:
To Accomplish More
To Earn More
To Feel Confident
To Reach Milestones
*This information is required for a valid entry
Sunday, March 16, 2014 by 11:59 p.m.
- First Place Winner = $300 scholarship
- Second Place Winner = $100 scholarship
- Third Place Winner = $50 NVC bookstore gift card
- Every student who writes an essay for this contest will have their name placed in a drawing for a chance to win $25 dollars NVC bookstore gift card (there are 18 gift cards in all).
Get Help at the WAC Writing Center!
If you need any help writing and proofing your essay, remember to visit the WAC Writing Center in RLC-205.