Scholarship Information

Submit your essay to win a CLW SCHOLARSHIP!

1)     “Rice University  VSA College Leadership Workshop” Essay Scholarship: $500 for best submission.

2)     “Paying It Forward” Scholarship: $250 for 2nd place

Deadline: must be sent to vsa.clw@gmail.com by 11:59PM on Sunday, November 11th, 2018. Only those who attended CLW are eligible.

Prompt: The prompts below have been taken from ApplyTexas and CommonApp. Select one and answer with a minimum of 400 words (and max. of 750 words).

(1) What was the environment in which you were raised? Describe your family, home, neighborhood, or community, and explain how it has shaped you as a person.

(2) Most students have an identity, an interest, or a talent that defines them in an essential way. Tell us about yourself.

(3) You’ve got a ticket in your hand – Where will you go? What will you do? What will happen when you get there?

(4) Choose between Common Application prompts 1-6: https://www.commonapp.org/whats-appening/application-updates/2018-2019-common-application-essay-prompts