Applications are open for Population Media Center 2021 Scholarship Video Content. The 2021 contest will be open from March 15 – July 15. All entries must be submitted in digital format by midnight (EST) on July 15, 2021.
Entrants must be seniors in high school or college undergraduates who will be undergraduate students in the latter portion of 2021 or in 2022. Students from any country may enter. Students who have entered this contest in prior years may enter again but must submit new material.
Guidelines of the video
- Length: Videos should not exceed 60 seconds in length, including the title screen.
- Video Equipment: Videos may be produced on any equipment available to the entrant, including cell phones, video cameras, and computers. Videos may be in color or black and white, with or without sound, and with or without animation.
- Assistance: Professional assistance is not allowed. Winners will be required to certify that they did not use professional assistance.
The contest begins March 15, 2021. All entries must be submitted in digital format by midnight (EST) on July 15, 2021. Winners will be announced several weeks following July 15, 2021.
A total of $20,000 in scholarships will be awarded – four scholarships worth $2,000 each, and 12 scholarships worth $1,000 each. The prizes will be sent directly to the undergraduate colleges at which the winners plan to study.
Winners will be selected by a panel of judges named by PMC. Some entries will also be selected for public viewing, and one of the $2000 scholarships will be awarded to the video which receives the most views on the PMC website.