After more than a month, the essay writing competition entitled “Building a Brighter Future” co-organized by the Offices of Admissions at Fulbright University Vietnam and Dickinson College (Pennsylvania, USA) has come to an end. Hundreds of essays were sent to and graded by four judges from Dickinson College:

🔹 John Katunich – Associate Director of the Writing Program at Dickinson College
🔹 Rylan Good – Dickinson College’s Director of International Admissions
🔹 Ryan Harper – Dickinson College’s International Admissions Associate
🔹 Clifford Moberg – Dickinson College Alumna

After weeks reading, our 4 judges have found the 6 winners of the 6 prizes:
🎉 1 First prize: Nguyen Ngoc Nhi
🎉 2 Second prizes: Tran The Hao, Nguyen Ngoc Mai
🎉 3 Third prizes: Vu Minh An, Phan Diep Anh, Pham Thi Phuong Thao

Besides, all of the top 20 applicants will receive a certificate. Please check your email within this week to receive instructions on how to claim your prizes.

*Prizes will be awarded in the form of vouchers and merchandise (swag items from both universities).

The Offices of Admissions at Fulbright University Vietnam and Dickinson College, Pennsylvania, USA, are pleased to launch the ‘Building A Brighter Future’ essay writing competition, currently open to receive entries.

Last weekend, the competition’s organizing committee hosted two webinars on ‘College Essay Writing in English’, attended by hundreds of pre-registered participants across Vietnam. We sincerely hope that everyone has received insightful tips and useful advice, and wish you good luck in the competition.

📍 Link to submit your essay: https://bit.ly/FulbrightDickinson2

📌 Eligibility:

Vietnamese high school seniors (Grade 12 or Grade 13 for UK system) or students who have graduated from high schools and are looking for college options.

📝Requirements:

Every participant in this competition must write an individual essay in response to the following prompt:

“We currently face numerous local, regional, and global challenges; and in these difficult times, we can see how important the work of your generation will be to secure a better and more sustainable future for our society and world. Share in 250-500 words what motivates you to create a brighter future amid the challenges of our present moment.”

– Required length: 250-500 words
– All entries must be written in English.
– Submission deadline: 17 October 2021

🔥 Prizes:
– First prize: 1 first prize valued at VND9,000,000, which includes an ELSA Speak Pro voucher (lifetime subscription), a Duolingo English Test voucher, a Grab service voucher of about VND2,200,000VND(*), Dickinson application fee waiver voucher, online demo class at Fulbright, as well as a Treasure Box with awesome swag items and certificate from both universities.

– Second prize: 2 second prizes, each valued at VND7,500,000 and includes an ELSA Speak Pro voucher (2-year subscription), a Duolingo English Test voucher, a Grab service voucher of about VND1,500,000(*), Dickinson application fee waiver voucher, online demo class at Fulbright, as well as a Treasure Box with awesome swag items and certificate from both universities.

– Third prize: 3 third prizes, each valued at VND6,000,000 and includes an ELSA Speak Pro voucher (6-month subscription), a Duolingo English Test voucher, a Grab service voucher of about VND700,000(*), Dickinson application fee waiver voucher, online demo class at Fulbright, as well as a Treasure Box with awesome swag items and certificate from both universities.

(*) Type and value of this voucher may change slightly at the award time.

👉 For questions or inquiries, please contact us via apply@fulbright.edu.vn or (028)-7303-7788.