To qualify, student must have completed an Academic Internship, Fieldwork or Practicum experience between January and December 2018. Open to undergraduate and graduate students from any major. Work experience (full or part time jobs) do not qualify for this scholarship.
Visit http://www.ciwea.org/awards/scholarships/ to read about the scholarship requirements and view prior year’s winning essays.
STUDENT ESSAY REQUIREMENTS
To apply, students must submit a double-spaced, 12-point font, essay using Word format doc or docx of no more than 750 words, addressing the following topic:
“How My Internship/Work Experience Has Influenced My Career Choice”
Students must include a cover page with the essay title, their name, college or university name, and the total number of words in the essay. Without the required formatting and all cover page information, the essay will be disqualified. The essay will be evaluated on how well the student writes to the topic (5 pts.), career impact (5 pts.), creativity (5 pts.), as well as clear and well- written (5 pts.) and level of analysis/reflection (5 pts.). Essays should reflect college-level writing skills. Poorly-written essays or those with numerous errors will not be competitive. Save the essay, along with cover page, with a file name that contains your first and last name, the college name, and designate as a 4 year institution. (Example: John.Doe.Jessup.4)
Submit essays to Christy Jewell (Office of Career & Life Planning) by Friday, January 11, 2019 at firstname.lastname@example.org.