Skip to Main Content
UHV Logo
University of Houston - Victoria

Multimedia & Essay Scholarship Competitions

in a $250 scholarship by entering UHV's annual multimedia and essay scholarship competitions to be held in celebration of United States Constitution Day.

Multimedia Entry Guidelines
Essay Entry Guidelines

Submissions will not be accepted after 5 p.m. on September 13th.

Entry Forms (Right click and select 'Save As' to download the form):

Multimedia Competition Entry Form
Essay Competition Entry Form

Adobe Reader is required to view entry forms

Multimedia Competition

Theme: "We the People": Personal Stories that Shape a Nation

Criteria:

Your multimedia submission must be your original work and must meet the following criteria:

  • be 3-5 minutes in length
  • exhibit college-level media skills and be suitable for publication on the UHV website (Please realize that in converting the multimedia project for the web, some slight degradation in quality can occur)
  • follow copyright guidelines and contain appropriate acknowledgements and permissions at the time of submission
  • be PC compatible

Submission Requirements

Your submission must meet the following submission requirements:

  • received by the Student Life office by 5:00 p.m. September 13, 2011
  • submitted in web-ready format such as AVI, Flash, MOV, or WMV
  • submitted on a CD to the Student Life office either by mail at Jaguar Hall, Student Life & Services, 2705 Houston Hwy., Victoria, TX 77901 or in person.
  • accompanied by completed entry form

Essay Competition

Theme: United States Constitution: Still Relevant after 220 Years?

Remember, your answer should include a meaningful connection to the U.S. Constitution.

Criteria:

Your essay must be your original work and must meet the following criteria:

  • be 1300-1500 words (approximately 5-6 pages, double spaced)
  • exhibit college-level writing skills and be suitable for publication on the UHV website
  • cite appropriately any external sources, if used, using appropriate APA or MLA style. Use of external sources is not required.

Submission Requirements

Your submission must meet the following submission requirements:

  • received by the Student Life office by 5:00 p.m. September 13, 2011
  • formatted in Times New Roman, 12pt font, and double spaced, with 1" margins all around
  • submitted to the Student Life office either by mail at Jaguar Hall, Student Life & Services, 2705 Houston Hwy., Victoria, TX 77901 or in person.
  • accompanied by completed entry form