In collaboration with non-profit, student-run mentoring group CAMP Philippines, UNIcq is holding a 2nd Essay contest for prospective international students applying for college abroad.
If you are an international high school student residing in the United States, you are also eligible to compete, but must submit proof of a foreign visa (blank out all sensitive data except name, date of birth and country).
Please send proof of application to huijia at unicq.net, with the title: "Proof of Application for Essay Contest - "Your Name". Failure to do so by the deadline will automatically disqualify you.
Only one entry allowed per student.
All information will be kept confidential and will not be shared with any third parties.
Simply click on "My Blog" in the header and click on "Write a Blogpost" on the left. For Category - select "UNIcq Scholarship Essay Contest 2 - Prospective" and remember to upload an appropriate Photo.
If you would like advice from our previous UNIcq Essay Awards winner, email Khuyen Bui Gia at email@example.com.
Contestants are encouraged to submit as early as possible to get as many shares and likes during this period of time. You can always log in to edit your essay during this period even after submission. Simply log in, click on "Go to blog" within your profile and click on "Edit Post'. You will not be penalized if you edit your post before the Judging Period.
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Name: Thomas Rosal
Current School: Amherst College
Level of Study: On a gap year
Brief Description: Thomas is a gap year student, who attended Singapore Management University for a year before deciding to apply to colleges in the United States. In the Philippines, he has helped several organizations, including CAMP Philippines, Philippine Model Congress, and Teach for the Philippines. Outside the busy trap, he enjoys boxing and has a proclivity for food and writing. He is currently interning at NBC News, and plans to continue his college education at Amherst College next year.
Name: Chris Dee
Current School: Yale College
Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Level of Study: Sophomore
Career Goal: Heart Surgeon
Brief Description: Chris is an incoming sophomore at Yale University, where he plans to major in molecular biology. A Pre-Med, Chris worked at a biological research laboratory at Yale last summer, where he tested for protein expression in bacteria in order to make synthetic protein constructs that can be used against cardiac arrest. At Yale, he is heavily involved with Kasama, the university's Filipino club and ALSEAS, the Southeast Asian club. He attended St. George's in Canada for High School.
Name: Kimi Rodriguez
Current School: New York University - Abu Dhabi
Major: Political Science
Minor: Economics and History
Level of Study: Sophomore
Career Goal: International Relations field
Brief Description: Kimi is an incoming sophomore at New York University - Abu Dhabi, where she receives significant financial aid. She went to high school at the International School of Manila as a Filipino Scholar. In Abu Dhabi, Kimi works with the Philippine embassy in helping abused Filipinas who are in the process of repatriation. This summer, she interned with Thomson Reuters back in Manila. She is the Head of Communications and co-founded CAMP Philippines.
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