Opportunities to Win

During BSC 2019, we are excited to share a variety of ways to win some cool prizes and awards and attend special events during the conference! See below for ways to increase your odds and get involved in new ways this year! 

All winners will be announced at the Keynote Dinner and will receive their prize then. If not present, then we will contact the winner after the conference to make arrangements. 


BSC Talent Show

Join a time-honored BSC tradition and perform at our conference talent show and open mic night! In a room of peers and participants, you'll get the chance to share your talents and gain extra entry into raffles. Sign up here!

Essay contest

Please write an essay responding to the following prompt. Include a title!

Reflect on an issue, historical or contemporary, pertaining to mental health within the black community that you believe has been neglected or overlooked. Why is this issue important? What are its legacies or repercussions in our society? What are some ways to bring it to the forefront of mental health dialogue? Please limit your response to 750 words.

Submit here! Submissions end on January 18th.



Please nominate one student attending the 2019 Black Solidarity Conference who has contributed in a significant way to campus activism, discussion and/or education surrounding mental health, self-care, and self-preservation. In your nomination, include the nominee’s campus impact, your personal experiences with them, and their past accomplishments. Please limit your nomination to 500 words.

Form will request:

Name, email, phone number, year, school

Nominee’s name, email, phone number, year, school

Nomination (300-500 words)

Submit here! Submissions end on January 18th.

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General Raffle

Tickets to enter this year's raffle will be given out at random events throughout conference, so show up early and often to increase your odds of winning!

**To enter, attendees must be following our social media accounts. Links are at the bottom of this page!**

Some of the prizes include:

-A signed copy of Live Through This: Surviving the Intersections of Sexuality, God and Race, by Clay Cane

-Visa Gift Card

-Art from featured speakers

-BSC memorabilia

Grand Prize Raffle


Our Grand Prize this year will be a specially engraved BSC iPad! The entry requirements for this raffle are as follows: At registration, attendees will receive a an index card featuring the company names of this year's sponsors. After speaking with a company representative at the career fair, they will sign the appropriate space on the card. Before leaving the career fair, be sure to find a BSC Board member to check your fully-signed index card and issue you a ticket for this raffle.

**To enter, attendees must be following our social media accounts. Links are at the bottom of this page!**