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Events Calendar: Book Scholarship Contest

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Students must answer the question, "what impact has reading made on your life?," by using any of the following mediums: Prose, poetry, song, or art piece. Submissions can be a document, image, or video and should be uploaded to the student's personal Instagram account or Library Facebook page by using the hashtag #PgccScholar.

The contest will begin August 2, 2017 at 12 pm. Submissions will be accepted no later than August 27, 2017 at 11:59 pm. 

Instagram and Facebook users are encouraged to "like" their favorite submissions. The winner will be selected and announced by the PGCC Marketing Department and Library staff on August 30, 2017 at 12 pm via the College's flagship accounts.

Participants must:

  • Be a currently enrolled PGCC student and registered for Fall 2017 credit courses
  • Mention their major/concentration in their submission and include the hashtag #PgccScholar​
  • Address the question, "what impact has reading made on your life?" 
  • Not be a previous winner of the Book Scholarship Contest
  • Submit their entry no later than August 27, 2017 at 11:59 pm
  • Adhere to all guidelines; failure to do so will render their submission ineligible

Note: This promotion is no way sponsored, endorsed, administered, or associated with Instagram or Facebook. By entering, contestants confirm that they are over 13 years of age, release Instagram or Facebook of any responsibility, and agree to terms of use.

Questions? Contact Outreach Librarian Julie Seigel at (301) 546-0138 for details.