UPIU National Student Journalism Writing Contest!
Have your written voice heard by millions of viewers and build your portfolio.
What matters to you most at this critical time in your life? Submit a 400- to 800-word article on one of the following topics:
A key racial, gender or sexual issue either on your own campus or at another college across town or across the country
A controversial national political topic about which you have strongly held beliefs and possible solutions
An influential role model in a passionate field of interest—anything from sports to music, business to politics and beyond
The grand-prize winner takes home:
An all-expense-paid trip to UPI’s national headquarters in Washington, DC to work with key UPI personnel and to have lunch at the National Press Club
An opportunity for international exposure and local press through a byline seen by millions of readers at upi.com
We actively seek op-ed submissions that include current facts relevant to your chosen topic; ask yourself:
Does it convey vital facts within an imaginatively told story?
Is it engaging, with clarity of purpose clearly conveyed?
Does it insightfully contribute to our understanding of your chosen issue or person?
Within these parameters, show us your brilliant written word!
All submissions are due by Sunday evening, November 15th, with grand-prize and runner-up winners announced on December 11th.
Submissions are accepted through uwemp’s online system at http://www.uwemp.com/contest
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