College and Career Fair Writing Contest

Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon, in partnership with Hacienda La Puente Unified School District and the Boys & Girls Club of West San Gabriel Valley, invites you to participate in the 57th Assembly District College and Career Fair Writing Contest.

The 57th Assembly District College & Career Fair Writing Contest seeks to give 57th District High School Seniors an opportunity to compete for a merit-based scholarship while also assisting students in refining their mandatory college application personal insight statements, a key part of the UC and CSU application processes.

High school seniors who attend a school in the 57th District or live within the 57th District and are scheduled to graduate in Spring 2019 are eligible to compete. Three winners will receive $1,000 scholarships. Contestants must be present at the College & Career Fair to be awarded a scholarship.

Deadline for submissions is September 6. For questions or additional information, please call (562) 692-5858.

 

Personal Insight Statements: Students are asked to respond to both of the below prompts provided by the University of California application. Each response is limited to a maximum of 350 words (no one part less than 250 words). Please provide us your typed responses in a double spaced document(s), and include word counts. Files must be uploaded in either Word or pdf format.

Rules & Eligibility: High school seniors who attend a school within the 57th District or live within the 57th District and are scheduled to graduate in Spring 2019 are eligible to compete. Three winners will receive $1,000 scholarships. Applicants must be present at the College & Career Fair to be awarded a scholarship. Deadline for submissions is September 6, 2018.

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