What is the FYI Contest?
This is a first of its kind idea contest at UTPA calling our First Year Students* to present an idea worth sharing & implementing. The best ideas in the following categories will be awarded a cash prize of $200, as well as an overall 1st ($1,000), 2nd ($650), and 3rd ($350) prize:
- Campus Improvement Idea
- Technology Idea
- For-Profit Idea
- Contribution to the Arts Idea
- Benefit to Society Idea
BTW….Good ideas tend to:
- Improve Quality of Life
- Right a Wrong
- Keep Something Good from Going Away
- In teams of 2-5 first year students come up with a Great Idea!!
- Register by clicking the FYI Logo at the top of this page
- Teams will be provided a table to present their idea outside the Student Union. Check out E-Cluster at UTPA to get an idea of what the contest will look like.
- Questions? E-mail Dr. John Sargent at firstname.lastname@example.org
*Defined as students who are in their first year taking college classes AFTER High School