Marquardt Peace and Possibility Speaker Series

 

Essay Request

 

The LGBT Resource Center is accepting student essays for the chance to win a cash scholarship:

1st place will receive $1000
2nd and 3rd place will each receive $500.

Any student interested in sharing their experience for a chance to win a scholarship should submit an essay.

The LGBT Resource Center hosts the Marquardt Peace and Possibility Speaker Series every year. The series aims to bring high profile LGBTQ+ leaders and advocates to campus to provide cultural opportunities, enhance the "welcomeness" and inclusion of campus, and to cultivate our "ally" community.

Along with sharing the stories of prominate LGBTQ+ leaders, we also like to highlight the experiences and talents of our LGBTQ+ students. 


Essay Information: 

Topic:

How do you or can you use your talents, skills, and experience as an LGBTQ+ person or ally to achieve success and make a difference?

These questions can be used for guidance in addressing the topic:

  • What does LGBTQ+ mean to you? 
  • How do you or would you leverage your talents, skills, and experience to achieve success and make a difference? 
  • In what ways has your LGBTQ+ identity or involvement with the LGBTQ+ community influenced your life? 

Essay Requirements: 

Applicants must be current Weber State University students.

Essays should be typed, 500-750 words, and address the topic of the essay competition.

Essays are due and should be submitted to Jayson Stokes (jaysonstokes@weber.edu) by:
Monday November 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm. 

Essay winners will be highlighted at a Lavendar Graduation Ceremony in December. 


For more information please contact: 

Jayson Stokes, M.Ed. 
Coordinator,
LGBT Resource Center
Weber State University 
Student Services Building, Suite 154
jaysonstokes@weber.edu
801-626-7271
he/him/his

 

 

LGBT Resource Center

3885 West Campus Drive
Student Services Center,
Suite 154 Dept. 1123
Ogden, Utah 84408-1123


Coordinator:

Jayson Stokes, M.Ed.
he/him/his
801-626-7271
JaysonStokes@weber.edu