The Institute for Global Student Success™ (IGSS) Launches its Second Annual Scholarship Video Contest for US International StudentsBelkis Cardona-Rivera
The Institute for Global Student Success™ (IGSS), an organization dedicated to helping international students succeed academically, socially and professionally in the United States, is launching its second annual video competition for incoming and current foreign students to receive a scholarship to its full year program starting in August 2015.
The #GlobalStudentScholarship contest is aimed at US International Students — undergraduates and graduates— who want to succeed in the American classroom, make American friends and gain internships and jobs at firms such as GoldmanSachs, PWC, Marriott, JP Morgan Chase, etc. 90% of IGSS enrollees have gained paid internships ands/or jobs in the U.S.
Three scholarships will be awarded:
First Prize: One winner will receive a full scholarship to Institute for Global Student Success™ Full-Year Program
Second Prize: One winner will receive a 25% scholarship to Institute for Global Student Success™ Full-Year Program
Third Prize: 5 winners will receive a 10% scholarship to Institute for Global Student Success™ Full-Year Program
Participants should submit one short video for their chance to win an IGSS scholarship to our year-long program starting in August 2015 in New York City.
Here are the requirements to submit to the #GlobalStudentScholarship contest:
1. Students must record a 90 second video in English.
2. Students must tell us their name, school, school year, how they heard about this contest and then answer the following questions.
Incoming freshmen students, transfer students and first year graduate students, please answer the follow questions: What are your goals for coming to study in America and why/how do you think the Institute for Global Student Success can help you achieve them?
All other students, please answer the following questions: What have been your unexpected challenges and difficulties since you came to the U.S., what are your biggest concerns moving forward and why do you believe the Institute for Global Student Success can enable you to overcome these concerns?
3. Once recorded, participants can upload to the video sharing platform of their choice – YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, etc. Share the video on Facebook, Twitter and/or LinkedIn using hashtag #GlobalStudentScholarship.
The contest entry period begins at 9:00 a.m. EST on June 9, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on July 1, 2015. The winners will be announced on July 3, 2015 at 3:00pm EST via the Institute for Global Student Success™ (IGSS) website and other social media pages operated by IGSS during the same period, at their sole discretion. Entries will be judged by a three person panel of IGSS judges who will evaluate each entry based on persuasiveness, understanding of IGSS program, and commitment to study in the U.S. and to IGSS.
Learn more about our full-year programs for US international students.