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Life Sciences Inspiring Learning Contest Essay Submissions


Submission Form

Full Essay Criteria Document

Choose one of the two following prompts to write your essay on.

Prompt One:

  • D&C 88:11—And the light which shineth, which giveth you light, is through him who enlighteneth your eyes, which is the same light that quickeneth your understandings.
  • Write an essay that answers the question: How has your life science experience enlightened your understanding and love of God’s work and creations?

Prompt Two:

  • Matthew 5:16—Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
  • Write an essay that answers the question: How has your life sciences experience inspired good works for the benefit of others?

Guidelines and Eligibility

  • The contest is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who are Life Sciences majors or minors.
  • The contest entry form opens on May 1, 2024. The contest deadline is September 30, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. MDT.
  • Top submissions will be showcased as part of the College’s display for the sesquicentennial celebration from July 2025 to July 2026. Prizes will be awarded as follows:

    • First Place: $500
    • Second Place: $250
    • Third Place: $100