The winning author will receive $1,000 and his or her essay published in a special Modern Love column in May 2015 and on nytimes.com.

Now through Sunday, March 15

Become a part of the fast-paced and hard-working creative team with Diane Von Furstenberg’s “House of DVF” reality television show.

Now through Tuesday, March 31

Open to all students enrolled in a foundation studies class during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Now through Friday, April 10