Video Essay Scholarship ContestVideo Essay Scholarship Contest

Video Essay Scholarship Contest

This Year's Theme: Elevator Pitches

An elevator pitch is a brief, persuasive speech used to spark interest among your listeners and create a lasting impression. For this contest your elevator pitch should be used to create interest in yourself! In a memorable and succinct one-minute long video, show us what makes you unique. 


Steps to Enter

a. Apply to Lees-McRae College

b. Review all rules and guidelines for the Video Essay Scholarship Contest

c. Upload your video to www.YouTube.com any time between now and April 1, 2015. Videos must be no longer than one minute.

d. Submit a link to your video using the form below.

e. The scholarship winner will be selected by a panel of faculty, staff, and current students, based on originality, creativity, adherence to the theme and overall quality of the video.

f. The scholarship winner will be announced and notified on April 6, 2015.


Register Your Video


Past Winning Videos

Having trouble getting started? Here are a few video essays from the past two years to help get your creativity flowing.

Keep in mind that the past two years had a different video essay theme than this year. They were to answer one of the following questions: How can Lees-McRae help elevate your future or why are you a good fit for Lees-McRae?

Sam Pugh

2014 Winner

Melissa Hooper

2013 Fan Favorite

Mekayla Boswell

2013 Fan Favorite Runner-up