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International Student Essay Contest deadline Monday, October 30th.
International Student Essay Contest deadline Monday, October 30th.

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International Student Essay Contest

Posted By: Elizabeth Matthews    Published: Thursday, 19 Oct 2017
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
 
THEME
"Overcoming Challenges: Learning Abroad in a Time of Global Change." How has your time at MSU challenged you to grow? What have you learned about yourself? We want to hear your stories!
 
ELIGIBILITY
MSU undergraduate or graduate international students maintaining F or J status
 
LENGTH
No more than four pages, typed, double-spaced, name and email on top of the front or cover page.
 
PERMISSION NOTICE
All or parts of winning and non-winning essays might be published on the OISS website. By submitting your entry, you agree that your entry can be used in this way
 
SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
1. Save your essay as a .doc or .docx file (Word)
2. On the top left side of your first page include your: full first & last name as well as your MSU email address.
3. Visit the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/MLVERxQjAj3rlMa03 to upload your essay. 
4. You must be signed into your MSU email to access.
 
INSPIRATION
Go to http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/feature/essay/ to read past winning essays.
 
ESSAY RECEPTION
The reception will be held on December 1, 2017, in Spartan Rooms B + C off the International Center Food Court from 4–6pm.
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