Rules and Eligibility

Eligibility: Self-identifying female students age 22 or younger as of September 30, 2017 who will be enrolled full-time at an undergraduate institution in fall 2017 and who will graduate from college no sooner than December 2017. 

Deadline: All entries are due by May 31, 2017 at 11:59 EST. 

Winners Announcement: Finalists will be notified by July 1st, 2017. Winners will be notified by August 1, 2017. Winners will be announced in the Fall of 2017. 

Directions: Fill out the entry form at You will be required to submit the following: 

  • Resume
  • Headshot
    • This should be a photo of you that does not include anyone else
  • 3 mini essays (max 500 words each)
    • Why should you be featured on the 22 Under 22 Most Inspiring College Women list?
    • What is something unique about you that we may not see reflected on your resume?
    • What are your goals for the next five years?
  • Contact information for 2 academic or professional references
    • Note: these are not letters of recommendation
  • Optional: Letter of Recommendation
  • Optional: Personal Website

Contact: Email with any additional questions. 


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