"United Nations Day: A World Holiday" Scholarship Contest Requirements

About the Contest:

There are three categories: art, essay and website design. Each submission must be an original work prepared by the submitting student. For rules specific to each category, please select the relevant link below:


Each contest is open to currently registered, degree-seeking students at the University of Missouri–St. Louis enrolled in at least six credit hours.  Winners of previous United Nations Day: A World Holiday contests are not eligible to win. An eligible student may submit only one entry in only one category. Group entries are not permitted. All submissions shall avoid partisan politics and be in good taste.


The judges shall be authorized to award one first place scholarship of $2,000 in each of the three categories (3 x $2,000), a second place scholarship of $1,000 in each of the three categories (3 x $1,000) and a third place scholarship of $500 in each of the three categories (3 x $500), for a total of $10,500 in scholarships.

How to Enter:

A valid submission consists of:

  • An original work of art, essay or CD/DVD containing a website design;
  • An entry identification page or card; and
  • A completed and signed entry form and transfer of copyright agreement.


All entries must be received no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, October 18, 2013.


Each submission becomes the property of UMSL. Each entrant will be required to sign an entry form and transfer of copyright agreement in form and substance acceptable to UMSL.  A copy of the form may be printed from the International Studies and Programs website by clicking here.

For further information on this contest, please contact
Bob Ell
Contest Coordinator
International Studies and Programs
366 Social Sciences & Business Building