Video Essay Scholarship ContestVideo Essay Scholarship Contest

Video Essay Scholarship Contest

2014 Winning Video

Sam Pugh of Durham, NC
As the winner, Pugh will receive a $2,000 annual scholarship that is renewable for up to four years as long as he maintains a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Click here to learn more about Sam and the Video Essay Scholarship!


Get creative and answer one of the following two questions in a video essay and you could win a scholarship to Lees-McRae College.

  1. Why are you a good fit for Lees-McRae College?

  2. How will attending Lees-McRae College elevate your future?


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, 2014. Videos must be no longer than three minutes.

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 4, 2014.


Register Your Video

Check back next year to register for the 2015 Video Essay Scholarship Contest!


The Winning Videos from 2013

Having trouble getting started? Watch our winning videos from 2013 for a little inspiration!

Melissa Hooper

Fan Favorite

Mekayla Boswell

Fan Favorite Runner-up