Submit an Essay

To submit your essay for an award, fill out this form and email it to the instructor teaching the class for which you wish to submit an essay. Attach the form and the essay you wish to submit to the email as Word documents (.doc or .docx). Be sure to include a note to your instructor explaining your intent to submit an essay for the contest.
PDF version of instructions here.

You may wish to review the submission guidelines checklist and scoring criteria before submitting your essay.

Your instructor will submit the form and essay to the contest coordinator.

You will receive a confirmation of submission once your instructor forwards the information to the contest coordinator. If you do not receive a confirmation within a few days, first check with your instructor, and then contact the contest coordinator, if necessary.

You may use this submission guidelines checklist to help ensure you have met all requirements.

Upcoming 2019 deadlines for submission

  • Spring: May 15
  • Summer sessions: August 9
  • Fall: December 13

Find faculty email addresses here.


By submitting an essay, you agree to release it to IVCC for possible publication or use in advertisements. Judges’ decisions are final.