World of 7 Billion Student Video Contest for High School

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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/