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TCC Connect Campus Scholarship Essay Contest

TCC Connect Campus Celebrates National Distance Learning Week

Enter your essay for a chance to win one of these scholarships:

  • 1st place: $300
  • 2nd place: $200
  • 3rd place: $100

Am I eligible?

Open to all students enrolled in at least 1 TCC eLearning or Weekend College class during the Fall 2017 semester.

What do I write about?

Define what success means for you

Think about this quote from Carol Dweck:

“No matter your level of talent, effort is what ignites talent and turns it into success.”

You may choose to:

  • Explain why you agree or disagree with the quote
  • Tell a story about a time your efforts and hard work led you to an accomplishment
  • Discuss the importance of practice and preparation over talent and natural ability

These are just a few suggestions.

Feel free to explore the topic in your own way.

What are you looking for in a winning essay?

TCC Connect Campus Academic Affairs staff will choose winners based on the essay’s:

  • Composition
  • Creativity
  • Focus
  • Specificity and use of detail

How do I enter my essay?

  1. Type and format your 300–350-word essay.
  2. Be sure your name and Colleague ID# are on the attached document.
  3. Submit your essay via email to allegra.davis@my.tccd.edu.
  4. Use the subject line NDLW Essay Contest for your email.

What is the deadline?

No submissions will be accepted after November 3, 2017

Questions?

TCC Connect Campus
817-515-8000

Updated October 24, 2017