Crossing Borders Writing Competition

The Crossing Borders Writing Competition is an internationally themed annual writing contest for UNC Charlotte students. The Writing Contest is sponsored by The Mu Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars, the Office of International Programs, and the UNC Charlotte International Club.

Theme: Crossing Borders: How my international experience has affected my view of the world.

Guidelines: Submissions must be original essays, short stories or reports based on the student's experience, and may be no more than 1000 words, typed, and double-spaced. Include your full name and UNC Charlotte email address on your submission.

Eligibility Criteria: The contest is open to current UNC Charlotte undergraduates, graduates and upper level students (5, 6, 7) of the English Language Training Institute (ELTI).

Awards and Recognition:

  1. One $400 cash award in each category (Undergraduate, Graduate, and ELTI)
  2. Two $175 honorary mention cash awards in each category
  3. Recognition at the International Education Reception

How to Enter: Eligible students must submit their Writing Contest entries online using the Crossing Borders Writing Contest Entry Form.