Saturday , 16 October 2021

Make a Difference Contest offering free tuition for a semester

A video about how you make a difference in your community could mean free tuition for a semester at Lakeland College.
Lakeland College’s School of Human Services is offering free tuition for a semester with their Make a Difference Contest.
Katie Ryan is the Interim Manager of Marketing and Communications for Lakeland College.
“To enter the contest, human services applicants are encouraged to create a TikTok video that shows how they’re making a difference in their family, school or community,” Ryan said. “The grand prize will be awarded to the video that best displays the theme of making a difference.”
The deadline to participate is May 18 and if you’re starting a human services program in Fall 2021, you are eligible to enter the #LCHumanServicesMakeADifference video contest.

How to enter

  • Create a video that shows how you ‘re making a difference in your family, school or community.
  • Time limit is 60 seconds.
  • You must be featured in the video.
  • Post the video to your TikTok account. Your account needs to be public so we can see the video.
  • Tag the video with #LCHumanServicesMakeADifference and @LakelandCollege.

Eligibility and other rules

  • Anyone who has completed an application to Human Services program can enter the contest.
  • Applications can be to any Human Services program including online programs.
  • You aren’t eligible to participate if an immediate family member works for Lakeland College, or if the you have been a Lakeland College employee.
  • Only one entry per person (applicant)
  • Applicants must be in the video.
  • To win a prize, you must have completed your application including any required documents by the contest close of 11:59 pm MDT May 18, 2021. Deadline has been extended.
  • The contest opened on April 20, 2021 and closes on May 18 at 11:59 pm MDT.
  • Lakeland College reserves the right to edit and create derivative works of the top videos for promotional purposes


  • The grand prize will be equal to the domestic tuition costs for the applicant’s Fall 2021 semester.
  • The grand prize doesn’t include mandatory fees, textbooks, program specific fees or residence costs.
  • The tuition prize will be paid after confirmation of enrolment. Should the prize winner withdraw, no refund will be paid.
  • The grand prize will be awarded to the video that best displays the theme of making a difference.
  • 10 prizes will be will be awarded to random entries.
“We’ll announce the winners on Lakeland social media accounts,” Ryan said. “Even if you don’t win a prize, you may be featured on our social media or website.”

About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner!