October 17, 2012
Win a full tuition scholarship in the My Future Elevated Video Essay Competition

Are you wondering how you might pay for college? This year, Lees-McRae College is offering an exciting opportunity for incoming fall 2013 freshman to win a full tuition scholarship!

To be eligible to win the "My Future Elevated Video Essay Scholarship Contest," get creative and submit a video essay answering one of two questions: why are you a good fit for Lees-McRae or how will Lees-McRae elevate your future?

Keep your video less than three minutes long, and be as creative as possible. Don't just record yourself speaking to the camera. Show us what makes you a standout fit for Lees-McRae!

To be eligible to win, you must apply to Lees-McRae College for admission in fall 2013, and you must enroll to receive the scholarship.

Video submissions will be accepted now through April 1, 2013. The Lees-McRae College selection committee will choose five finalists based on originality, creativity, adherence to the theme and overall quality of the video.

Finalists will be announced on April 8, 2013 and voting will be open to the public until 11:59pm on Monday, April 22, 2013. Winners will be announced and notified on April 23, 2013. The "Fan Favorite" Grand Prize will win a full tuition scholarship to Lees-McRae College. The "Fan Favorite" Runner Up will receive a $10,000 scholarship to Lees-McRae College.

Elevate your future at Lees-McRae College! For full contest rules and details, visit

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