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International Essay Contest

The presence of international students at Michigan State University provides us with extraordinary opportunities to learn first hand about other cultures. MSU is deeply committed to building international understanding through education and is proud to host students from all over the world.

The goal of MSU's International Student Essay Contest is to build greater cross-cultural understanding and to learn from the experiences of international students. Living outside one's own culture can trigger a complex range of feelings that lead to powerful insights. This essay contest is an opportunity for international students to reflect on their experiences and share their stories as international students at MSU.

First Prize: $1,000
Second Prize: $500
Third Prize: $250


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