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Connecticut students in grades K – 8 (or equivalent if homeschooled) wishing to participate in the 2018 CHET Dream Big! Competition must submit a completed official entry form along with an original work (art or essay) by March 30, 2018. Entries will not be returned.

Entry requirements as follows:

Grades K-3:
Show Us what you want to do after you go to college in an original drawing on an 8.5”x11” piece of paper.

Grades 4-8:
Tell Us how you will change the world after you go to college in 250 words or less (typed or hand written).

Submitting your entry:
You can enter online or by mail.


HOW TO ENTER ONLINE:

Enter online in two simple steps:

*Required

1) Complete this form:




 
an original drawing illustrating, "What do I want to do after I go to college?" - open to grades K‑3
an original essay responding to the question "How will I change the world after I go to college?" - open to grades 4‑8

2) Upload your entry:

Upload your entry file here, we accept .pdf, .jpg, .gif, .png, .doc or .docx files; maximum file size is 30MB.

Select "Choose File" to locate your file. When the file name appears, your file is ready for uploading and will be submitted when you complete this form.


For best results, please do not exceed file size restrictions. Do not close your screen until you receive confirmation of receipt. This could take several minutes depending on your file and your connection.

VERIFICATION:

As parent/guardian of the Entrant I represent and warrant that I am over 18 and give permission on behalf of the student to submit the original drawing or essay uploaded here as an entry in the 2018 CHET Dream Big! Competition. I acknowledge that the student’s entry is his/her original work and that drawings, essays and registration forms will not be returned.*
I have read and agree to the Official Rules of the CHET Dream Big! Competition.*
Please send information about saving for college with CHET.
I have a CHET account.


HOW TO ENTER BY MAIL:

Enter by mail in three simple steps:

1) Download, complete and print the entry form. Be sure to include a signature of a parent or guardian and ensure all sections are completed.

2) Attach the entry form to the completed, original, 8.5"x11" work (drawing or essay). For grades K-3, include an original drawing illustrating, "What do I want to do after I go to college?" For grades 4-8, include an original essay responding to the question, "How will I change the world after I go to college?"

3) Mail your completed entry form and the original work to:

CHET Dream Big! Competition
P.O. Box 849
Groton, CT 06340

"Dream Big!, along with other CHET programs, inspires families to start talking about the importance of saving for college early and reminds them to get started now."

– State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier