New England Clean Energy Campus

$1,000

February 05, 2020

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  • Scholarship Description
  • Headwaters Magazine, in collaboration with the University of Vermont Clean Energy Fund, is inviting undergraduate students at New England universities to participate in an essay contest on the theme “New England Clean Energy Campus.” This contest, which is open to undergraduate students in all fields of study, is an opportunity for the change-makers of the future to articulate what they think the clean energy campus of the future will look like and what universities can do to facilitate the clean energy transition. It will encourage students to look to the realistic future, while keeping in mind what is happening in the present. This journalistic style essay will have appeal for both professionals and the general public.

    Headwaters Magazine is hosting this contest with UVM’s Clean Energy Fund. Founded in 2015, Headwaters strives to provide informed student commentary on local, regional, and global environmental issues. We publish a print magazine every semester and post content continuously online at http://uvmheadwaters.org/ . The Clean Energy Fund was established to advance renewable energy infrastructure on campus, and foster clean energy research and academics.

    Respond to this prompt:
    UVM Headwaters and the UVM Clean Energy Fund want to know what you think the clean energy campus of the future will look like and what universities can do to facilitate the clean energy transition. This piece should look to the realistic future, while keeping in mind what is happening in the present. This should be a journalistic style essay that could be enjoyed by both professionals and the general public.

    Submissions can be up to 2000 words. Feel free to include a visual with your article, be that a photograph or piece of art (original photography or non-original if properly cited). All claims must be accurately cited; pieces that lack citations or that contain plagiarized material will be disqualified. The competition is open to students actively pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited New England university.

    Submissions can be up to 2000 words. All claims must be accurately cited; pieces that lack citations or that contain plagiarized material will be disqualified. The competition is open to students actively pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited New England university. When submitting your entry, you must include a proof of enrollment: only undergraduates from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont are eligible to enter the contest.

    The winning essay will receive a $1000 grand prize and a feature in our Spring 2018 magazine. We will also be awarding two runner-up winners prizes of $500 each. These awards are sponsored by the UVM Clean Energy Fund. The competition begins now and submissions are due to headwaters@uvm.edu or at http://uvmheadwaters.org/submit/ by midnight on February 5, 2018.

    Contact us at UVMHeadwaters@gmail.com or visit http://uvmheadwaters.org/submit/ for terms and conditions and more information.
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  • http://uvmheadwaters.org/submit/
  • 153 South Prospect St
  • Burlington, VT 05405

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