Are you a first-generation UIC-LAS student? Tell us your story!
Two Categories: Undergraduate and Graduate
- 1st Prize for each category: $150 UIC Bookstore Gift Card
- 2nd Prize for each category: $100 UIC Bookstore Gift Card
- 3rd Prize for each category: $50 UIC Bookstore Gift Cards
Word Limit: Two-pages double spaced, 700 word maximum
Here are some of the topics you may want to tell us about:
- What makes you proud of your first-generation journey?
- What are your goals as a UIC-LAS student, and how do they relate to your first-generation journey?
- What would you like others to know about your first-generation college experience?
- What advice would you give to other first-generation students?
Deadline for Submission: Monday, February 24
All contestants are invited to celebrate in an awards ceremony on March 20, 2020.
Submit your essay here!