Scholarship Opportunity

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I wanted to let you know about this great opportunity to win a scholarship all while having fun making a video. If you are interested, read on. If you need help getting started don't hesitate to reach out to me at

Best Regards,

Richard Gosselin

Economics Professor

Houston Community College

Win a $1,000 scholarship in the Instructor for a Day Video Contest!

Every day your instructors work hard to create engaging lessons for you. What if YOU were the one in front of the classroom? How would you make the material engaging? WE want to know!

Submit a short video showing how you would engage your students if you were the instructor for a day and you could win a $1,000 grand prize scholarship or one of five $500 runner-up scholarships in the second annual "Instructor for a Day" video contest!

To enter, make a creative, original 1-2 minute video demonstrating how you’d engage students if you were an instructor, teacher, or professor and submit it here by June 14th, 2015!

Our panel of judges will review and judge all entries and select a group of finalists whose videos will be featured here on our contest page. A public vote will determine the ultimate prize winner. The contestant whose video receives the most likes wins!

Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

• Originality and creativity

• Overall appeal

• Quality and completeness of answer to “How would you engage students?”

• Creativity

• Memorability

• Audio/visual quality

• Overall impact

The winning video will receive a $1,000 scholarship, and five runner-up winners will receive $500 scholarships! Final winners will be announced on July 23rd. Enter now!

Click on the link below which will bring you to the Cengage Facebook page so you can begin.