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.”

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