The Purpose Challenge Contest

If you write a college essay based on what you’ve learned from the Purpose Challenge toolkit, you can submit it for the chance to win money for college! You can enter on this “The Purpose Challenge Contest” that is administrated by ProSocial Consulting. The contest is open to U.S. high school seniors currently planning to attend college in the fall of 2018. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win the contest.

Provided By:

ProSocial is a strategy consulting and campaign management firm in the business of high-impact social change.  They build innovative, multiplatform public engagement campaigns in the pursuit of sustainable social impact on a wide variety of issues.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Total $50,000
  • Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below

  • The contest is open to U.S. high school seniors currently planning to attend college in the fall of 2018.
  • Those who are currently residing in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least sixteen (16) years of age as of the date of entry.
  • Any participant that is a minor in his or her jurisdiction of residence must have the written permission of his/her parent or guardian prior to entry and such entry shall be deemed submitted by the parent/guardian and shall be treated as if the parent/guardian had made such entry.

Instructions for Applying:

All entries for the contest must be completed by the given link: https://purposechallenge.org/toolkit/

Supporting Documents:

In order to apply for the contest, applicants must write an essay but the essay, not more than 650 words. All Essays submitted must respond to the prompts and questions set forth in the Contest Toolkit located on the Website, including a description of a personal, long-term or far-horizon goal and what motivates you to achieve it.

  • Must be in the English language.
  • Must be copied and pasted into the appropriate field on the Contest Website. Sponsor will not accept attachments.
  • Must be the participant’s original idea (modification of an original work is not an original idea).
  • Essays must not copy or otherwise plagiarize from any source.
  • Must not include third-party trademarks, logos, insignia, location signage, photographs, artwork, or sculptures, except those of Sponsor

Award Amount:

  • There will be One (1) Grand Prize awarded. The Grand Prize consists of a twenty-five thousand dollar ($25,000) scholarship.
  • There will be five (5) Second Place Prizes, each of which consists of a five thousand dollar ($5,000) scholarship.

Detailed Information Link:

https://purposechallenge.org/contest/

Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Study Away Scholarship Contest

Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Inc. is pleased to offer the “Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Study Away Scholarship Contest”. All U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry are eligible to enter in this scholarship contest. No purchase is necessary to enter the contest and a purchase will not improve the ability of an Entrant to win.

Provided By:

Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Inc. started in 1994 and currently represents thousands of “Vacation Rental Homes” in hundreds of resorts around the world. They are dedicated to helping you find your best choice of holiday accommodations through their high standards of customer service

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $500
  • Deadline: Aug 20, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not known

Eligibility:

To eligible, you can see the basic entry requirements below:

  • All US or Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Students who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry.
  • Employees of the Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and related companies, agencies, and immediate families and those living in the same household, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win.

Instructions for Applying:

To be eligible for the Owner Direct Vacation Rentals Study Away Scholarship Contest applicants must write a 600-800 word essay in PDF format. In your essay, you must be describing why travel is important to them.

After complete your essay you must submit your essay to marketing-at-ownerdirect.com

Award Amount:

  • The winner will be awarded $500.
  • Applicants essay will be featured on Owner Direct’s blog along with their name, photo, and school they are attending.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.ownerdirect.com/documents/scholarship

FQXi Essay Contest

The Foundational Questions Institute styled FQXi is pleased to offer a contest program termed as “FQXi Essay Contest”. Anyone around the world can apply for this contest except foundation’s employees and consultants.

Provided By:

The Foundational Questions Institute, styled FQXi, is an organization that provides grants to “catalyze, support, and disseminate research on questions at the foundations of physics and cosmology.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: US$40,000
  • Deadline: January 22, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: May 1 to 8, 2018

Eligibility:

This contest program is applicable for:

  • Entries will be welcomed from any country, however, they must be written in English.
  • The Contest is open to everybody except employees and consultants (including Contest judges) of the Sponsors (Fetzer Franklin Fund, The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation, Submit, and the Foundational Questions Institute) and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Contest Entities”) and their family/household members (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents).

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant must write and submit an essay to create an account or log in through the given link: https://fqxi.org/community/login

Eligible essays must comply with these guidelines:

  • The body of the essay may not exceed 25,000 characters (not including spaces). To ensure your submission fits the character count, you can use their online character counter.
  • The length of the body of the essay must not exceed 9 pages, including figures and equations, calculated based on a standard 8 ½ x 11-inch single-sided page with 1-inch margins.
  • Color figures, as well as hyperlinks within the document, are acceptable.
  • Although FQXi will accept essays from anyone anywhere, the essay must be submitted in English.

Award Amount:

  • The contest will be awarded a total of $40,000 the prizes include:
  • First Prize: US$10,000
  • Second Prize: US$5,000 each
  • Third Prize: US$2,000 each
  • Fourth Prize: US$1,000 each
  • Judging Panel Discretionary Prizes: various amounts, not to exceed US$10,000 total
  • First and Second Prize Winners will receive a nomination for FQXi Membership if the applicant is not already a Member.

Detailed Information Link:

https://fqxi.org/community/essay/rules

Kindest Kansas Citiain Essay contest

Synergy Services, Inc. is now offering the Kindest Kansas Citiain Essay Contest that gives an opportunity for students to reflect on the importance of kindness. The contest is open to students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Each winner will receive a minimum of a $200 gift card to a major retail store.

Provided By:
Synergy Services, Inc. began in 1970 as Synergy House, the only shelter for runaway and homeless youth in western Missouri. Through the years, a series of both serendipitous and strategic mergers expanded the organization’s reach to include young children and women victimized by abuse.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: A $200 gift card to a major retail store
  • Deadline: February 2, 2018, 5 pm on Friday
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

This scholarship program is applicable for:

  • Eligible submissions must be in grades equivalent to 6th-12th, for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • A video team can be comprised of students representing a school organization, a group of friends, etc.
  • Teams participating through student support organizations, including private, parochial, and/or home schools are also eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

Application form of the contest program can be downloaded by the given link:

http://www.synergyservices.org/userfiles/image/KKC_Essay_Packet_2018.doc

All applications and material should be addressed to

Synergy Services – KKC
400 E. 6th Street
Parkville Missouri, 64152

Supporting Documents:

In order to apply applicants need to make a video and your video must be 30 to 90 seconds in length.

  • Videos must be QuickTime/MOV, WMV, MPEG or AVI and submitted via YouTube.
  • Be creative, your video can be any of the following and more: a poem, short documentary, interviews with the people they have impacted, a song, a play, etc.
  • Use appropriate language, actions, and attire during the video. Avoid profane language, violence, sex or personal attacks on people or organizations.
  • Videos must comply with copyright rules and regulations. Sources of information and materials used (i.e. music) must be properly acknowledged and credited in the video.
  • Your video may not contain any endorsement, solicitation, commercial, or similar content advocating for or against candidates for office, political issues, or commercial products.
  • Your video must be original content for this contest. Do not submit a video that has been submitted elsewhere.
  • Obtain release forms for all of the people featured in your video. Examples of release forms are available through your school and Synergy Services.
  • Videos that are submitted without an entry form will not be judged.

Award Amount:

  • One winner will be drawn for each of the two (2) groups below. Each winner will receive a minimum of a $200 gift card to a major retail store.
  • If your video is selected as one of the top 20 submissions, three members of your team will be invited to attend the awards dinner at no cost.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.developingcareer.com/kindest-kansas-citiain-essay-contest/

Contact Information:

Have any query regarding this contest you can e-mail kbromley-at-synergyservices.org or call 816.505.4936

George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts Art Contest

Award Amount: $45,000

Number of Awards: Fifteen (15)

Deadline: January 19, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Are you a creative high school junior or senior? If yes, you are invited to use your creativity to bring a monster, myth, or legend to life through an original work of. The opportunity is provided in partnership with the Louisiana Folklore Society, George Rodrigue formed GRFA. All juniors and seniors in Louisiana are eligible for entry in the GRFA Art Contest. They encourage students to explore their own regional folklore like George Rodrigue did, however, they also welcome them to create their own unique monster, myth, or legend through their art.

Host Institution:

In 2009 George Rodrigue formed GRFA as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. In addition to providing financial assistance in the arts and other areas, GRFA will plan, develop, and implement a series of unique educational art programs that are specially designed to enhance and expand art curriculums, despite continuing state and federal cutbacks.

Eligibility:

In order to apply for this program, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • All juniors and seniors in Louisiana are eligible for entry in the GRFA Art Contest.
  • Seniors must be enrolled in college for the fall 2018 semester in order to receive scholarship funds.Juniors will receive a cash scholarship towards future college expenses.
  • No test score, grade point average, or college major requirement is necessary for entry.

Instructions for Applying:

You can enter in this contest through this given link: http://myapps.caspio.com/gusander/

Award Description:

  • A group of 15 finalists will share $45,000 in college scholarships.
  • The 15 winning entries will travel on public view for one year as an exhibition at museums and cultural venues across Louisiana.

Detailed Information Link:

http://georgerodriguefoundation.blogspot.in/2017/11/art-contest-deadline-is-only-59-days.html

Meldon Law College Scholarship Essay Contest

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: One

Deadline: January 20, 2018

Winner Announcement: January 27, 2018

Brief Description:

Do you want to win essay contest! Hurry up, the Meldon Law College is announcing the contest named as “The Meldon Law College Scholarship Essay Contest”. The contest is available those applicants who are planning to attend an accredited United States college or university. This contest will provide $1,000 scholarship to the winner of their annual College Scholarship Essay Contest.

Host Institution:

At Meldon Law, they are dedicated to using our experience, resources, and time to fight for Justice for victims of accidents and the rights of individuals charged with DUI and other criminal offenses.

Eligibility:

In order to be considered eligible to apply, applicants must be planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply for the scholarship, you must provide the following documents:

  • Applicants should submit a 500-word response to the given question: Over the last decade, teenage driving became a controversial topic. Many argue that states should implement stricter drivers license requirements and increase the legal driving age. What are alternative prevention methods states can take to reduce crashes and injuries among young drivers?
  • Applicants name and address
  • The school you plan on attending in the spring of 2018.
  • If you are under 18 years old, contact information for your parent(s) or legal guardian.
  • Once the application deadline has passed, the essays will be reviewed and judged based on the following criteria:
  1. Responsiveness to the question.
  2. Grammar and style.
  3. Thoughtfulness and originality.
  4. The persuasiveness of the arguments presented.

Submitting Details:

Applicants will submit their materials in Microsoft Word document format as an attachment to meldonlawscholarship-at-gmail.com.

Award Description:

The Meldon Law College will provide an award up to $1,000 for the winner of their annual College Scholarship Essay Contest.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.meldonlaw.com/scholarship/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the contest contact to 352-614-4007.

 

South Dakota Democratic Party Essay Contest

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The South Dakota Democratic Party is pleased to announce the availability of “South Dakota Democratic Party Essay Contest”. Prior to collecting the scholarship award, the applicant must be high school senior in South Dakota. The South Dakota Democratic Party will continue to introduce legislation to reform state government, and, to emphasize our commitment to creating a more ethical government, that’s why they are launching an essay competition.

Host Institution:

The South Dakota Democratic Party is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in South Dakota. South Dakota Democrats are proud of state and its hard-working people. South Dakotans believe in simple fairness and in the value of the people.

Eligibility:

All high school seniors of South Dakota can apply for the scholarship program.

Instructions for Applying:

  • To be eligible for the scholarship applicant must write an essay, your essay should be the answer to the following given question: If you were elected Governor of South Dakota, what law(s) would you create to improve ethics in South Dakota government?

Submitting Details:

In order to apply all essays should be e-mail to essay-at-sddp.org

Award Description:

The person who does the best will receive $1,000.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.sddp.org/essay/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, you can email info-at-sddp.org, or call our offices at 605-271-5405

Amazon Giveaway Contest

Award Amount: $500

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline:  November 23, 2017 11:59 PM PST

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

No purchase is necessary to enter or win this “Amazon Giveaway” which is providing Amazon.com, Inc. The giveaway is open to only legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, 18 or older.  Amazon Giveaway is a service that allows anyone to achieve their marketing goals using promotional giveaways (e.g., sweepstakes) that are easy to set up and run.

Host Institution:

Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994. Amazon has separate retail websites for the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland, France, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Australia, Brazil, Japan, China, India, and Mexico.

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Applicant must individual legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Applicants must be older of 18 years of age or the legal age of majority in their state of residence.
  • Individual legal residents of Rhode Island will not be eligible to enter.

Instructions for Applying:

  • You may be required to log in to your Amazon.com account in order to confirm an eligible shipping address.
  • There are six methods to enter in this giveaway, all methods are given below:

Entry Method 1:

  • If prompted, confirm you have a U.S. shipping address. You may be required to log in to your Amazon.com account in order to confirm an eligible shipping address; and
  • Continue as specified on the Sweepstakes Landing Page which will require you to do one of the following:
  1. Click on the box image shown to see if you are a potential winner. If you are a potential winner, in order to maintain eligibility you must follow the instructions provided to confirm an eligible shipping address associated with your Amazon.com account; or
  2. Click the “Enter” button to submit your entry into the Sweepstakes random drawing which be held after the Sweepstakes end date from among all eligible entries received.

Entry Method 2:

  • Click “Follow on Twitter” to Follow the specified Twitter page. Entering via this entry method will require you to connect your Twitter account with Amazon, enabling social features (as detailed on the application request prompt) that, among other things, will enable you to participate in the Sweepstakes. You must have a Twitter account and be logged in to your account to enter a Sweepstakes via this entry method.
  • Continue as specified on the Sweepstakes Landing Page which will require you to do one of the following:
  • Click on the box image shown to see if you are a potential winner. If you are a potential winner, in order to maintain eligibility you must follow the instructions provided to confirm an eligible shipping address associated with your Amazon.com account; or
  • Click the “Enter” button to submit your entry into the Sweepstakes random drawing which be held after the Sweepstakes end date from among all eligible entries received.

Entry Method 3:

  • Watch the video featured on the Sweepstakes Landing Page by clicking the play button on the video.
  • Continue as specified on the Sweepstakes Landing Page which will require you to do one of the following:
  • Click on the box image shown to see if you are a potential winner. If you are a potential winner, in order to maintain eligibility you must follow the instructions provided to confirm an eligible shipping address associated with your Amazon.com account; or
  • Click the “Continue to Enter” button to submit your entry into the Sweepstakes random drawing which is held after the Sweepstakes end date from among all eligible entries received.

Entry Method 4:

  • Continue as specified on the Sweepstakes Landing Page which will require you to do one of the following:
  • Click “+Follow” to follow the specified name via Amazon Follow. You may manage your Amazon Follow selections at any time via Your Public Profile settings in your Amazon.com account. Then click on the box image shown to see if you are a potential winner. If you are a potential winner, in order to maintain eligibility you must follow the instructions provided to confirm an eligible shipping address associated with your Amazon.com account; or
  • Click the “Follow to Enter” button to follow the specified name via Amazon Follow.

Entry Method 5:

  • Answer the poll question(s) provided.
  • Continue as specified on the Sweepstakes Landing Page which will require you to do one of the following:
  1. Click on the box image shown to see if you are a potential winner. If you are a potential winner, in order to maintain eligibility you must follow the instructions provided to confirm an eligible shipping address associated with your Amazon.com account; or
  2. Click the “Continue to Enter” button to submit your entry into the Sweepstakes random drawing which is held after the Sweepstakes end date from among all eligible entries received.

Entry Method 6:

  • Click “Tweet” to Tweet the specified message. Entering via this entry method will require you to connect your Twitter account with Amazon, enabling social features (as detailed on the application request prompt) that, among other things, will enable you to participate in the Sweepstakes.
  • Continue as specified on the Sweepstakes Landing Page which will require you to do one of the following:
  • Click on the box image shown to see if you are a potential winner. If you are a potential winner, in order to maintain eligibility you must follow the instructions provided to confirm an eligible shipping address associated with your Amazon.com account; or
  • Click the “Enter” button to submit your entry into the Sweepstakes random drawing which be held after the Sweepstakes end date from among all eligible entries received.

Award Description:

The approximate retail value of the contest will not exceed $500.

Detailed Information Link:

https://giveaway.amazon.com/p/901dd6b385ddb08e#ts-ln

IBM Master Largest Student Mainframe Competition

Award Amount: $76,000

Number of Awards: Three (3)

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Master the Mainframe Organization is pleased to announce the largest student mainframe competition.This unique, virtual contest is open globally to high school and college students to progressively teach mainframe skills in a real-world enterprise computing environment.The globe use this contest is to support to seek out potential candidates for mainframe career.

Host Institution:

Master the Mainframe contest is a mainframe programming challenge that is organized annually by IBM Academic Initiative System Originally catered to students attending North American institutions of higher learning, the contest is currently running in separate countries across the globe.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, anyone who is currently a student at the high school or university level can compete- no experience is necessary.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to register to Master the Mainframe, all candidates can submit through the given link is: https://angelhack.typeform.com/to/sZH57s

Award Description:

Master the Mainframe Organisation will provide:

First Prizes: Snag your Swag

  • $25 USD Amazon/Alibaba Gift Card for 750 contestants, taken from the first 3000 accepted challenges (a 1 in 4 chance) that are 100% correct.

Second Prizes: Indulge Yourself

  • $100 USD Mastercard/Visa Gift Cards for the first 200 challenges that are 100% correct.

Third Prizes: Show off Your Talent

  • The top 2 individuals from EACH region (N. America, Latin America, S. Asia, APAC, MEA, and Europe) will win a $2750 travel stipend to visit the head office of IBM in their region and meet with key executives and recruiters on their project.
  • Each winning individual will receive a “Master the Mainframe Global Winner” Hoodie.
  • The top three individuals globally will receive an HTC Vive worth $799 USD.

Detailed Information Link:

https://masterthemainframe.com/

Neiman Marcus Shopping Spree Contest

Award Amount: $17,750

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: December 23, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. CT

Winner Announcement: January 31, 2018

Brief Description:

The Neiman Marcus Group, LLC, is giving you chance to win weekly prizes. They are sponsoring the “#NMHoliday Shopping Spree Contest” that is administrated by Hello World, Inc. The contest is open to legal residents of the fifty the United States and the District of Columbia who is at least eighteen years old at the time of entry.

Host Institution:

Neiman Marcus is an American department store owned by the Neiman Marcus Group. The company also owns the Bergdorf Goodman department stores and operates a direct marketing division, Neiman Marcus Direct, which operates catalog and online operations under the Horchow, Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman names.

Eligibility:

In order to participate in the sweepstakes, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • The sweepstake is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) the United States and the District of Columbia.
  • The applicant must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.
  • Employees and any of their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, there are three ways to enter the Contest during the Promotion Period:

Award Description:

  • Grand Prize of the sweepstake is $10,000 in Neiman Marcus gift cards.
  • Sweepstake also provides one (1) $250 Neiman Marcus e-gift card.
  • Part of a photo mosaic on the cover of our iconic Christmas Book
  • Applicants will be featured in their online photo galleries

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.neimanmarcus.com/en-de/NMHoliday/cat64570746_cat8900735/c.cat

 

Project EverGreen Contest

Award Amount: $19,500

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline:  November 15th, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Project EverGreen organization is glad to announce a contest program named as “Project EverGreen Contest”. The candidates must be 18 years older to enter in this contest program. The contest is encouraging kids to use their imaginations to repurpose their milk and juice cartons into a creation that fosters environmental stewardship and helps to nurture life skills.

Host Institution:

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Project EverGreen is a national non-profit educational organization committed to preserving and enhancing green spaces in our communities where we live, work and play.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are

  • Only schools may enter the Contest.
  • Paper cartons must be the primary material used in your creation
  • An adult sponsor at least 18 years of age must register and upload the school’s entry.
  • This is a student contest creations should be made by students with support from adults.
  • There are two grade levels: PreK-5 and 6-12. Grade levels are defined as elementary (grades PreK-5) and middle/high school (grades 6-12).

Instructions for Applying:

Application Entry must be completed online by the given link:

http://madebymilkcontest.com/register-submit-entry/

Award Description:

  • There is a Grand Prize of $5,000
  • Six $1,000 Elementary prizes (three for “under 300 cartons” and three for “over 300 cartons”)
  • Six $1,000 Middle/High School prizes (three for “under 300 cartons” and three for “over 300 cartons”)
  • One People’s Choice Award worth 2,500.

Detailed Information Link:

http://madebymilkcontest.com/contest-details/

FIRE Speech Essay Contest

Award Amount: $20,000

Number of Awards: Nine (9)

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 31, 2018

Brief Description:

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education is pleased to offer an essay contest program named as “FIRE Speech Essay Contest”. The scholarship program is open to juniors and seniors students who are enrolled in high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas.

Host Institution:

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, is a nonprofit educational foundation based in Philadelphia. FIRE’s mission is to defend and sustain individual rights at America’s colleges and universities.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are

  • Juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students.
  • S. citizens attending schools overseas.

Instructions for Applying:

The application can be submitted online by the given link:

https://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/#details

Supporting Documents:

Students must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words, why free speech is so important to higher education, and why censorship undermines the ideals of liberal education and a free society.

Award Description:

  • First prize: One $10,000
  • Second prize: One $5,000
  • Runner-up prizes: Three $1,000
  • Remaining entrants: Four $500

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/

 

Law Office of David E. Gordon Scholarship Essay & Video Contest

Award Amount: $1,500

Number of Awards: Two (2)

Deadline: December 8, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

David Gordon invites students to apply and competes for “The Law Office of David E. Gordon Scholarship Essay & Video Contest”. Current high school junior or senior or a student who is currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university is eligible to apply for the scholarship. Law firm’s goal is to help high school students with college plans as well as current college students to achieve their dreams.

Host Institution:

David Gordon is one of fewer than 2% of Board Certified lawyers in Tennessee.  If you’ve been injured in an accident or need help with Social Security Disability, choose a lawyer that has been tested by a panel of judges and is highly reviewed by peers and clients.  David’s goal is to give you time and attention that is uncommon for a law office.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are:

  • A U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident
  • A current high school junior or senior or a student who is currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying for the contest, you must submit an original essay of no more than 600 words or an original video of no longer than two minutes that addresses the following topic:

  • Kolin Kaepernick drew much attention when he refused to stand for the national anthem before an NFL Was he wrong not to stand or was it a legitimate method to bring attention to a real problem in our country?
  • Your essay or video must reflect that you have thoroughly researched the subject. You must cite all sources of information. If you have a personal experience to share, please do so. Do not plagiarize, which is grounds for immediate disqualification. You are limited to one essay or video.

Submitting Details:

To be considered for the scholarships, you must submit your entry to Dagordonlaw-at-gmail.com

Award Description:

  • First place winner will receive: $1,000
  • Second place winner will receive: $500

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.davidgordonlaw.com/scholarship-2017/

Contact Information:

Have any question you can contact to dagordonlaw-at-gmail.com.

General Mills Sales Inc 48th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest

Award Amount: A total prize value of $92,000

Number of Awards: 7

Deadline: November 10, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. ET

Winner Announcement: February 2018.

Brief Description:

Hurry up, you can get enter for the chance to win $92,000! General Mills Sales, Inc,  is now sponsoring the 48th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest.The  Contest open to legal residents of the 50 united states and the District of Columbia, who are at least 21 years or older on the date of entry. No purchase necessary to enter or win.

Host Institution:

General Mills, Inc., is an American multinational manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. Its brand portfolio includes more than 89 other leading U.S. brands and numerous category leaders around the world.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the 48th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest, applicants must:

  • The applicants must be legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia.
  • The applicants must be 13 years of age or older at the time of entry.
  • Employee or consultant of General Mills, Inc., Haier US Appliance Solutions, Inc., Cargill, Inc., Meijer Great Lakes Limited Partnership, Television Food Network, G.P., or any of their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, or any promotion, advertising, judging, or public relations company doing business with any of the above, or any of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies are not eligible.
  • To be eligible for the Meijer Award, you must choose Meijer as your preferred grocery store on the online Entry Form.

Instructions for Applying:

To enter, go to www.bakeoff.com and fill out completely the information requested in the online entry form in the English language, including your personal information, your original recipe, and your original story entry through the given link is: https://www.pillsbury.com/bake-off-contest

Award Description:

  • Grand Prize: $50,000 in cash, a kitchen makeover consisting of GE appliances and $25,000 in cash, a trip to New York City. (ARV: $92,000)
  • Category Prizes (4 – 1 per category): $5,000 cash, the winner’s choice of either $10,000 in GE Appliances or $10,000 in cash, a trip to New York City to appear on the Kitchen.(ARV: $20,000)
  • Meijer Prize: $10,000 worth of gift cards to Meijer stores. (ARV: $10,000).
  • GE Appliances Good Things, for Life Award: A GE Cafe Black Slate appliance package, a personal cooking lesson at home with a noted GE Appliances chef followed by a dinner party, and $5,000 cash. (ARV: $20,000)

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.pillsbury.com/bake-off-contest

Microsoft Ventures Innovate.AI: a Global Startup Competition

Award Amount: A total prize pool valued at $5,500,000 USD

Number of Awards: 4

Deadline: December 17, 2017

Winner Announcement: February 28, 2017

Brief Description:

The  Microsoft  Ventures Corporation is delighted to announce the Innovate.AI: a Global Startup Competition Program. To be eligible, applicants must be a company legally incorporated or registered a business in a country.The program will help high-potential startups gaining access to capital and further the development of A.I. to solve problems and improve people’s lives.

Host Institution:

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and services.

Eligibility:

To eligible the applicant must meet all the following:

  • You must be a company legally incorporated or registered a business in a country that falls within one of the entry categories given in eligible region, and
  • The founder/operator of each company must be a legal resident 18 years of age or older in the region in which they are participating within
  • The company must currently offer or intend to release a product, service, or platform which utilizes Machine Learning and/or A.I. techniques, such a product must be based on a model developed by the company, and/or be trained with data obtained/generated by the company or a 3rd party, and/or make use of pre-trained Machine Learning and A.I. APIs

Instructions for Applying:

To be eligible applicant must submit the online application, The link is: https://microsoftventures.submittable.com/submit

Award Description:

The prizes for each regional competition will be:

  • 1st Place (Three Total Winners)
    A $1,000,000 investment USD split between Microsoft Ventures & our VC partners, along with $500,000 USD in Azure credits for 3 years.
  • A.I. For Good (One Winner)
    A $500,000 USD investment from Microsoft Ventures, $500,000 USD in Azure credits for 3 years.

Detailed Information Link:

https://microsoftventures.com/innovateai/

Marriott International Inc Super Bowl Sleepover Contest

Award Amount: Free Super Bowl tickets, a $5,500 (Total ARV: $23,300), Semi-Finalist Prizes: A $100 Courtyard gift card and a $100 NFLShop.com gift card. (Total ARV: $200)

Number of Awards: 11

Deadline: November 03, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Winner Announcement: February 10, 2018

Brief Description:

Super Bowl Sleepover Contest is now available that is sponsor by the Marriott International, Inc., and administrated by the teamDigital Promotions, Inc.The contest is open to legal residents of the fifty 50 the United States, the District of Columbia and Canada who are twenty-one 21years of age or older as of the date of entry. No purchase necessary to enter or win.

Host Institution:

Marriott International, Inc. is an American multinational diversified hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and related lodging facilities. Founded by J. Willard Marriott, the company is now led by his son, Executive Chairman Bill Marriott, and President and Chief Executive Officer Arne Sorenson.

Eligibility:

To eligible the applicant must meet all the following:

  • Only legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Canada can apply.
  • The applicant must be at least 21 years old at the time of entry.
  • Employees, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related entities, partners, partnerships, principals, representatives, successors & their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling & their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) & those living in their same households, whether or not related, are not eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

To participate, entrants will be prompted to submit their most passionate NFL fan photo using any one (1) of the following three (3) methods:

  1. Twitter: Tweet your Submission via your Twitter account using the hashtag #CourtyardSuperBowlContest to receive one (1) entry. Any photo on Twitter tagged with the Twitter Hashtag may be eligible for entry into this Contest.
  2. Instagram: Post your Submission on Instagram through your Instagram account using the hashtag #CourtyardSuperBowlContest to receive one (1) entry. Any photo tagged with the Instagram Hashtag on Instagram may be eligible for the Contest.
  3. Facebook: Visit facebook.com/Courtyard and look for a Super Bowl Sleepover Courtyard brand post which will appear on Courtyard’s Facebook wall. Post your Submission as a comment below the post to receive one (1) entry.

Award Description:

  • Grand Prize: A trip for two to Super Bowl LII including airfare, two nights in a hotel room and one night stay inside a custom-built suite within U.S. Bank Stadium, free Super Bowl tickets, a $5,500 check, and a Marriott bed and bedding set.(ARV: $23,300)
  • Semi-Finalist Prizes (10): A $100 Courtyard gift card and a $100 NFLShop.com gift card. (ARV: $200)

Detailed Information Link:

http://courtyard.marriott.com/nfl

Bill of Rights Institute We The Students Essay Contest

Award Amount:1st Place – $5,000, Runners Up – Six prizes at $1,250 each, Honorable Mentions – Eight prizes at $500 each

Number of Awards:15

Deadline: February 5, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

Do you want to win the Essay Contest? Then hurry up! The Bill of Rights Institute is pleased to announce the “We The Students Essay Contest”. The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students who are no older than 19 and no younger than 14, and who are in grades 8 -12 attending public, private, religious, or charter schools. Prizes will be awarded within three months of the close of the Contest.

Host Institution:

The Bill of Rights Institute is a nonprofit educational organization based in Arlington, Virginia that develops educational resources on American history and government, provides professional development opportunities to teachers, and runs student programs and scholarship contests.

Eligibility:

To eligible the applicant must meet all the following:

  • All United States citizens or legal residents who are students who are no older than 19 and no younger than 14 can apply.
  • Applicants must be attending school in the United States, one of its territories or districts, or an American Armed Forces School Abroad.
  • Applicants must in grades 8 -12 attending public, private, religious, or charter schools, or are enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program or are attending a homeschool
  • Only one entry per student is permitted.

Instructions for Applying:

Award Description:

The Bill of Rights Institute will provide cash prizes for Students in the Students Scholarship Essay Contest

  • National Grand Prize – $5,000 (plus a scholarship to Constitutional Academy)
  • Runners Up – Six at $1,250 each
  • Honorable Mention – Eight at $500 each

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/

CTIA Wireless Foundation Drive Smart Contest

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 18, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

You have a chance to win $10,000! through the “CTIA Wireless Foundation Drive Smart Contest” that is sponsored by the Wireless Foundation and administrated by the By Kids For Kids Company. The contest is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 13 years old and not older than 18 at the time of entry. Teens create digital shorts to help educate your peers about the dangers of driving distracted. In addition to helping your friends and others to stay safe on the road

Host Institution:

CTIA is a trade association representing the wireless communications industry in the United States. The association was established in 1984 and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. It is a 501(c) (6) nonprofit membership organization, and represents wireless carriers and suppliers, and manufacturers and providers of wireless products and services.

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below

  • CTIA Wireless Foundation Drive Smart Contest (“Competition”) is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia.
  • Who are at least 13 years old and not older than 18 at the time of entry.

Instructions for Applying:

You must register yourself to enter the contest though the given link:

https://drivesmartnow.com/registration

Supporting Documents:

  • Be a Digital Short in the form of a video that is at least 15 seconds and no longer than 60 seconds in length, that is created to convince other teens of the dangers of distracted driving and the importance of not texting while driving;
  • Include an uploaded video file or link to a file (this could be a .mov, .wmv, .mpg4)
  • Be submitted in the English language.

Award Description:

  • One (1) grand prize winner will receive: (i) a scholarship in the amount of $10,000.00 to be issued in the form of a check; and (ii) a check to his/her teacher/mentor in the amount of $1,000.00 (ARV: USD$11,000.00).
  • Two (2) runners-up will each receive: (i) a scholarship in the amount of $5,000.00 to be issued in the form of a check; and (ii) a check to their teacher/mentor in the amount of $500.00 (ARV: USD$11,000)
  • Three (3) finalists will each receive: (i) a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00 to be issued in the form of a check; and (ii) a check to their teacher/mentor in the amount of $250.00 (ARV: USD$3,750)
  • Fourteen (14) semifinalists will each receive: (i) a certificate of achievement; and (ii) a letter from CTIA Wireless Foundation to acknowledge their accomplishment (ARV: $0.00)

Detailed Information Link:

https://drivesmartnow.com/

Dana Foundation Brain Awareness Week Sticker Design Contest

Award Amount: Winner will receive books and novelty items

Number of Awards: Three (3)

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

The Dana Foundation invites members of the public (not limited by age) to submit original graphic designs to “Brain Awareness Week Sticker Design Contest”.  The contest is open to members of the public worldwide, but entrants are limited to one design per person. Competition is designed to help us promote the 2018 Brain Awareness Week (BAW) campaign and create the image for our popular BAW sticker.

Host Institution:

The Dana Foundation (Charles A. Dana Foundation) is a private philanthropic organization based in New York committed to advancing brain research and to educating the public in a responsible manner about research’s potential. Its goals are: (1) to develop a better understanding of the brain and its functions; (2) to speed the discovery of treatments for brain disorders; and (3) to combat the stigma of brain disorders through education.

Eligibility:

This contest program is applicable for:

  • The contest is open to members of the public worldwide, but entrants are limited to one design per person.
  • Employees of the Dana Foundation and their family members are not eligible to enter the contest.

Instructions for Applying:

Entrants must submit images for the competition all images must be submitted as a high-resolution PDF AND either a high-resolution Illustrator file or a jpeg created at 300 dpi or higher. For reference, stickers will be sized as 3” in diameter for a circular design or 3” x 3” for a square.

Submitting Details:

In order to apply entries must be submitted to bawcontest-at-dana.org

Award Description:

First Place:
16” x 24” “Cerebellar Folia Print” from artist and neuroscientist Greg Dunn
Brain pin
A roll of 100 stickers printed with the winning design
Second Place:
Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramon y Cajal
Black brainwaves scarf with white EEG print

Third Place:
Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramon y Cajal
Ten stackable cerebral coasters

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.dana.org/baw/stickercontest/

Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Accelerate Michigan has partnered with Spartan Innovations offering “Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition”. Any and all current student entrepreneurs across Michigan are welcome to apply and participate. Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition has been featuring top tech companies and investment opportunities

Host Institution:

Accelerate Michigan highlights the state as a powerhouse for business opportunity and next-generation technology. The competition features the best and brightest seed-stage businesses to regional investors while awarding up to $1,000,000 in prizes.

Eligibility:

Applicants for the scholarship must meet each of the following requirements:

  • All current student entrepreneurs across Michigan
  • The company or idea MUST be the majority (over 50%) owned by students.
  • Any idea from any industry is accepted.
  • All University grade levels are accepted, including undergraduates, Masters & Ph.D. students.
  • The company or idea cannot have over $10,000 in revenue, including third-party investment.
  • Your entry can just be an idea and not a legally formed entity.  However, if a legal entity has been formed, the earliest incorporation date cannot be before November 16, 2015.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must submit their application by the given link:

http://acceleratemichigan.org/

Supporting Documents:

You must submit the following information along with your application:

  • Initial Application
  • Pitch Video (1-min), which will be evaluated by:
  • Creativity
  • Delivery
  • Structure

Award Description:

The competition will award $10,000+ in cash prizes to the top student-led businesses across the state.

Detailed Information Link:

http://acceleratemichigan.org/competition/students/

National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

Award Amount: Grand-Prize:$7,500 & each winner will receive $2,500

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 17, 2017, at 12 p.m. EST

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The National Geographic Society (NGS) is pleased to announce the Nature Photographer of the Year contest program. This Society is looking for spectacular pictures that tell the story of animals, lands, and environments around the world and as well as their fans will vote for their favorite photos. Images with the most votes will be named the Peoples’ Choice winner.In order to apply,  you will submit the Wildlife, Landscapes, Aerials, and Underwater.

Host Institution:

The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Founded in 1888, its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.

Eligibility:

Applicant must:

  • The caption must be complete and accurate, sufficient to convey the circumstances in which the photograph was taken.
  • Watermarks are unacceptable. Unless Sponsor receives a non-watermarked version of the Submission within ten (10) days following its request, the Submission will be disqualified.
  • Each Submission must be the submitting entrant’s own.
  • The entrant must provide upon request all appropriate clearances, permissions, and releases for the Submission in a form and, to disqualify the applicable Submission, or seek to secure the releases and clearances for Sponsor’s benefit.
  • Limit: There is no limit on the number of entries per person.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, you must log in to submit to the  National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year through the given link: http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/nature-photographer-of-the-year-2017/enter

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students should submit the following:

  • Submissions must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry into this Contest. The photograph need not be taken with a digital camera, scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints are acceptable.All digital files must be 20 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG or .jpg format, and must be at least 1,600 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 1,600 pixels tall (if a vertical image).
  • Submissions must have been taken within two (2) years before the date of entry and may not previously have won an award in the National Geographic International Photography Contest.
  • Only minor burning, dodging and/or color correction is acceptable, as is minor cropping. High dynamic range images (HDR) and stitched panoramas are acceptable. Any changes to the original photograph not itemized here or in the Guidelines are unacceptable and will render the Submission ineligible for a prize.The Submission, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant.

Award Description:

The grand-prize winner will receive $7,500. One first-place winner will be selected from each of the four categories. Each winner will receive $2,500.

Detailed Information Link:

http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/nature-photographer-of-the-year-2017/

Duck Tape Brand Duct Tape Stickortreat Contest

Award Amount: Total ARV is $1,750.00

Number of Awards: Three (3)

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Sometimes, your average tape just won’t do. Sometimes you need a tape with attitude. Maybe you have a craft that needs to be more colorful, or you want to add a little bit of a pattern to that DIY project. There is application is open for “Brand Duct Tape Stickortreat Contest” which is sponsored by ShurTech Brands, LLC, and Administrator by CohenFriedberg Associates, LLC. This contest is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia and legal residents of Canada.

Share your Duck Tape Jack-O-Lantern on Twitter or Instagram using @duckbrand and #StickorTreat to enter for a chance to win!

Host Institution:

In 1980, against all conventional wisdom and protests from outside consultants, Jack decided to sell the company’s duct tape (then a commodity product) as a branded product under the trademarks Duck® and Duck Tape®. Jack wanted customers to have a brand champion who represented a helpful, upbeat spirit. In 1984, a friendly mascot, Manco T. Duck, was created by a former Disney artist and added to the packaging.

Eligibility:

In order to apply for the contest, applicants must meet all of the following eligibility

  • The contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Arizona, Maryland, Colorado, Tennessee, Vermont, Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec.
  • Age of the applicant must 18 and older at the time of entry who submit a valid contest entry.
  • Employees of Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, and subsidiaries, its advertising and promotion agencies and their family members, and persons living in the same household as employees or their family members are not eligible.

Instructions for Applying:

You may enter on Instagram or Twitter.

  • Entrants must decorate and/or accessorize a Halloween themed pumpkin (real or artificial) using any Duck Brand duct tapes and Duck crafting tapes (“Contest Entry”); other materials in addition to Duck Tape brand duct tape may be used or incorporated into the design. Entries that do not utilize Duck Tape brand duct tape will not be eligible.
  • The creation must be an original work created by the Entrant that has not been previously published or won any award (including in this Contest), and may not copy, incorporate or be based on the work of a third party – any Entry as such is subject to disqualification at the discretion of Sponsor (see sections entitled “Agreement to Official Rules” and “No Infringement”).
  • Entry photographs must be in color of the completed project, (2) include Entrant’s first name, last name, email address and zip/postal code, and (3) post or tweet your entry with the hashtag #StickorTreat and mention @theduckbrand

Award Description:

  • One (1) First Place Prize Winner will receive a cash Prize of $1,000.
  • One (1) Second Place Prize Winner will receive a cash Prize of $500.
  • One (1) Third Place Prize Winner will receive a cash Prize of $250.

Detailed Information Link:

http://duckbrand.com/promotions/stickortreat

Herrman & Herrman P.L.L.C. 3rd Annual Innovation Scholarship Contest

Award Amount: 1st Place – $2,500 ,2nd Place – $1,500 ,3rd Place – $1,000

Number of Awards:3

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: December 22, 2017

Brief Description:

You have a chance to enter and win Essay Contest!  Herrman & Herrman P.L.L.C. is glad to offer the 3rd Annual Innovation Scholarship Essay Contest. The contest is open to high school juniors and seniors, and students currently enrolled in 2-year or 4-year colleges or universities in the United States. In order to apply,   students will submit an essay of 600-words.

Host Institution:

Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C., is a locally based law firm focused on holding negligent individuals and companies accountable for their wrongdoing. They provide individualized advocacy in attending to all aspects of claims that involve.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this contest, you must:

  • The contest is offering to high school juniors and seniors students.
  • The applicants must be currently enrolled in two years or four-year colleges or universities in the United States.

Instructions for Applying:

To enter, students should write a 600+ word essay in a Word Document (doc or docx) or PDF on the following topics:

  • What kind of effects do you believe we will face as self-driving cars become more prominent on the roads.
  • Digital photo of yourself to use as a headshot (jpg or png).
  • Your full name, school, and phone number.

Submitting Details:

The required application materials must be emailed to scholarship-at-herrmanandherrman.com.

Award Description:

A scholarship selection committee will choose three scholarship winners based on the originality and creativity of the essay.

  • 1stPlace – $2,500
  • 2ndPlace – $1,500
  • 3rdPlace – $1,000

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.herrmanandherrman.com/texas-personal-injury-law-firm/community-involvement/innovation-scholarship/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the competition, contact to  361-792-2358 or 956-622-4200.

United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards

Award Amount: 1st prize – $10,000, 2nd prize – $5000 & 3rd prize – $3000

Number of Awards: 13

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: December 15, 2017

Brief Description:

Ranan R. Lurie is excited to offer the  Political Cartoon Awards program. College students are Invite to political cartoonists of print publications, electronic media, and online media throughout the world to participate in the United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards.The United Nations to promote the highest standard of excellence in political cartoons.

Host Institution:

Ranan R. Lurie (born May 26, 1932) is an Israeli American political cartoonist and journalist, a senior associate at the CSIS)since 1990, a member of the United Nations Correspondents Association, founder, and Editor-in-Chief of Cartoonews, a current events educational magazine.

Eligibility:

Eligibility is given below:

  • Entries for these awards may be made by any professional individual and should consist of political cartoons printed in any publication published anywhere, in any language.
  • The entry must consist of reproductions only. The cartoon reproductions will be accepted only as published, with the name of publication, language, and date included, accompanied by a newspaper reprint, and translated into English.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants can go to the given link and apply for the award online:

http://lurieunaward.com/forms.htm

Award Description:

Thirteen Awards will be granted.

  • 1st Prize:  $10,000 and a plaque
  • 2nd Prize: $5,000 and a plaque
  • 3rd Prize: $3,000 and a plaque.
  • Ten honourable mention plaques granted

Detailed Information Link:

http://lurieunaward.com/

World of 7 Billion Student Video Contest for High School

Award Amount: Varies from $250 to $1000

Number of Awards: 15

Deadline: February 22, 2018

Winner Announcement:  May 8, 2018

Brief Description:

Enter for your chance to win a Video Contest! The World of 7 Billion is pleased to announce its Student Video Contest. College students are invited to create a short video up to 60 seconds about human population growth. Through the World of 7 Billion video contest, students are given the platform to solve one of three global challenges and share their findings in a short video.

Host Institution:

Population Education, a program of Population Connection, is the only national program with a strong emphasis on curriculum and professional development for K-12 educators. Since 1975, the program has developed age-appropriate curricula to complement students’ science.

Eligibility:

In order to apply, applicants must be any middle or high school student (grade 6-12, or the international equivalent) is free to enter as well as students may be located anywhere in the world.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply,

Supporting Documents:

Consider narrowing your focus by concentrating on a subtheme within your topic. Possible subthemes include:

  • Advancing Women and Girls-access to education, gender equality,
    women in government, women’s health, child marriage
  • Feeding 10 Billion-hunger, food waste, resource, and energy use, deforestation, pollution
  • Preventing Pollution-impacts on air, water, and land, climate change, human and wildlife health, ecosystem destruction

All videos must include:

  • How population growth impacts the issue
  • At least one idea for a sustainable solution.

Award Description:

Awards will be presented as follows:

  •  Challenge: “Advancing Women and Girls”
  1. High School: First Place: $1,000 , Second Place: $500 and two (2) Honorable Mentions: $250
  2. Middle School: First Place: $500, Runner Up: $250
  • Challenge: “Feeding 10 Billion”
  1. High School: First Place: $1,000, Second Place: $500 and two (2) Honorable Mentions: $250
  2. Middle School : First Place: $500,and Runner Up: $250
  • Challenge: “Preventing Pollution”
  1. High School : First Place: $1,000, Second Place: $500 and two (2) Honorable Mentions: $250
  2. Middle School : First Place: $500 , Runner Up: $250

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.worldof7billion.org/student-video-contest/