Announcing the Illinois Tech Cybersecurity Hero Design Contest!

Are you thinking about your legacy here at Illinois Tech?

Are you considering how you can best reveal your artistic, non-scientific side?

Are you wondering how to get a little extra spending money for the upcoming holidays?

Well, we have the answer for you!

In recognition of October’s Cybersecurity Awareness month, the Office of Technology Services (OTS) is sponsoring a design contest for all currently-enrolled Illinois Tech students in good standing. Tap into your right-brain and create the figure for the new Illinois Tech Cybersecurity Hero and help us create a culture of cybersecurity here at the university!

Winners will be chosen by a judges’ panel of students, faculty, and staff, and the prizes are:

  • First Place – $100 Amazon Gift Card
  • Second Place – $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • Third Place – $25 Amazon Gift Card

Submission Requirements

  • Submissions must be an original photo, art, or graphic.
  • Submissions must include one .jpg, .pdf, or Adobe-Illustrator file
    • Jpg and Pdf need to be at least 300 dpi or better
  • Please save .jpg, .pdf, or Adobe Illustrator file using file name “[Campus Wide ID Number]_[LastName]_[FirstName]”
  • Email file to with the subject line “2022 IIT Cybersecurity Hero Design Contest”


Contest Timeline

  • Submissions accepted: Friday, October 21, 2022 through Friday, November 11, 2022
  • Winners Announced By: November 22, 2022

Please see the complete list of Official Rules for this contest at

Good luck!