Is there an entry fee?
There is no entry fee.
Who is eligible to apply?
The Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 2020 is open all legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia including APO/FPO addresses
(excluding Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories) who are attending a post-high school institution full-time for the 2020-2021 academic year. This could be a
community college, an undergraduate college or university, or a graduate school.
How old do I need to be to enter?
There is no minimum age to enter. You need to attend college full-time for the 2020-2021 academic year. If you are a minor (under 18) and become a Finalist,
you will need a parent’s permission to enter the Finalist stage.
Can the scholarship be applied to tuition at an international school?
The Frame My Future Scholarship Contest is only applicable to colleges and universities located in the United States.
Can I apply if I receive a military scholarship?
Yes, you may apply if you receive a military scholarship. Please note: If you are a Winner, the award will be disbursed to your college or university and applied
to your tuition bill even if you receive a full military scholarship or other full academic scholarships.
Are there any GPA requirements?
There are no GPA requirements to enter the Scholarship Contest.
How do I submit an entry?
You must fill out the online entry form located here and upload an
original entry piece that is your own work. The entry period runs from October 16, 2019 until April 1, 2020 (11:59 PM Eastern Time).
What file formats can my entry piece be?
Your entry piece MUST be a JPG/JPEG format or PNG file format. Any other format will not be accepted. Maximum file size: 2MB. Recommended upload size: 1600 x 1200 pixels or 1280 x 960 pixels.
What should I include in the accompanying description of my entry?
Your accompanying description should be a brief overview of your entry piece in relation to the Frame My Future theme and cannot exceed 250 characters (a character is every letter, number, symbol, or space).
Can I mail or email my entry?
You cannot mail or email your entry. All entries need to be submitted through the online entry form.
How many entries may I submit?
Only one entry per person is allowed.
I am receiving an error message when I submit my entry. What should I do?
Please double-check the following before submitting your entry:
- Your entry piece must be in an image format (JPG/JPEG or PNG). If you have a written piece, you can scan the document and save it in an image format. If you do not own a scanner, many local
schools and libraries have scanners available for public use.
- Your image cannot exceed the maximum file size (2MB).
- You must fill out every field on the entry form.
- Your description cannot exceed the 250-character limit (a character is every letter, number, symbol, or space).
What happens if I miss the entry deadline?
All entries must be received before the contest closes on April 1, 2020 (11:59 PM Eastern Time). There are no exceptions. To avoid possible computer or entry issues, submit your entry well ahead of the deadline.
How do I know that you've received my entry?
You will receive an email once your entry has been posted online. Please add firstname.lastname@example.org to your safe sender list so you can receive the confirmation email. All entries must be
reviewed and approved by Church Hill Classics before they are posted in the entry listing. Depending on how many entries are received, this could take a few days.
I didn't receive my confirmation email. Why?
Some ISPs (Internet Service Providers) commonly install email filters that block or filter emails sent from unknown addresses. If you have a "junk mail" box, check to see if that's where
the email landed. If you've installed software to monitor your email, make sure your settings aren't causing your emails to get blocked. Adding email@example.com
to your safe sender list may help ensure that you receive the confirmation email.
If you’ve successfully submitted an entry, you will see a message like this: “Thanks for entering. Please note, all submissions must be reviewed and approved by Church Hill Classics before they are posted to the entry page. Depending on how many entries are received, this may take a few business days. You will receive an email when your entry is approved and has been posted online.” It means we have received your entry, and you are all set! Due to the high number of submissions, you may not receive a
confirmation email right away. Please be patient while we review and post the entries in the order they are received.
Will my entry be seen online?
Yes, as long as your entry fits the requirements, it will be featured online in the entry listing with the other qualified entries. The information featured online will include: your entry piece and
accompanying description; your first and last name; the school you are attending or plan to attend; and your current city and state. Any other information on your entry form is kept internal.
I accidentally uploaded the wrong entry. Can I delete my entry and submit a new photo?
Due to the large volume of entries submitted to the contest, all approved and posted entries are final and cannot be replaced or modified.
How will my entry be judged?
Entry pieces and accompanying descriptions are judged based on creativity in relation to the contest guidelines and the Frame My Future theme.
What is a JPEG/JPG or PNG?
They are types of image files.
How do I convert a word file into a JPEG/JPG or PNG file?
The easiest way to convert a word file into a JPEG/JPG or PNG file is:
- Zoom out as much as you can on your word document.
- Click “Print Screen” located at the top right of the keyboard.
- Paste the screenshot in a photo editor program or Paint.
- Crop the edges.
- Save your entry piece as a JPEG/JPG or PNG file.