In order to combat this trend, Diversity Abroad is teaming up with StudentUniverse to create the #PictureMeAbroad campaign. This initiative will highlight students from non-traditional backgrounds by asking them to submit short videos (one minute in duration) highlighting their background and why they would like to study abroad.
How to Enter:
#PictureMeAbroad will begin on January 23, 2018 and ends on February 28, 2018. Winners will be selected two weeks after the end of the contest.
The Fine Print:
*Scholarships are only valid for study abroad programs in Summer 2018, Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters. Payout will be contingent on student enrollment status. Payment will be issued within 30 days of student’s program departure date.
To claim prizes, student must send Diversity Abroad their confirmation within 72 hours of notification. Failure to contact Diversity Abroad during the 72 hours will result in the prize being awarded to the runner up.
Who can enter – Ethnic minority, high financial need and first generation college students are strongly encouraged to apply. You must be a currently enrolled college student in a U.S. institution and be at least 18 years old.
Duration – Contest begins on January 23, 2018 at 12 am PST and ends February 28, 2018 at 11:59 pm PST. Winners will be announced two weeks after the end of the contest.
How Winner Is Chosen – Winners will be selected by a committee of Diversity Abroad and StudentUniverse staff who will take personal story, need, creativity, and the number of likes and comments into consideration.
By submitting videos into this scholarship, participants automatically grant Diversity Abroad irrevocable and perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully-paid, royalty-free, world-wide license by Diversity Abroad or with others, to use, copy, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, print, publish, repurpose, excerpt (in whole or in part) reformat, translate, modify, revise and incorporate into other works, that User Content and any works derived from that User Content, in any form of media or expression, in the manner in which the Service from time to time permits User Content to be used, and to license or permit others to do so. Contest participants must not upload or contribute any Content not originally created by them or Content which is not properly licensed to them by someone else for uploading or contributing.
Limitation of Liability — In addition to any other limitation of liability set in this contest term of use, participants expressly agree that in no event shall Diversity Abroad, its officers, directors, employees, contractors, affiliates, or agents be liable to you or any third party for:
Questions & Technical Issues – If you are experiencing trouble entering this contest, please send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“I wanted to study Arabic in order to connect with my family, history, religion, and culture. I previously lived and worked in an Arabic-speaking country and wanted to learn Arabic more formally in order to maintain personal and professional...”
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