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NSHSS Film and Video Production Scholarship 2020
Close Date: Friday, May 15, 2020 Award: USD $2,000 scholarship for creative video submissions


Eligibility: High school students

Scholarship Award: USD $2,000 Scholarship

Application Requirements:

  • Title and description (up to 200 words) of your submission– what inspired the work, how it was created, and the intent
  • Video Submission
  • Educator Recommendation
  • Color headshot

Video Prompt: Express yourself by providing an artistic representation of who you are or your worldview through film.

Films should be no more than 5 minutes long, and submissions can be made in the following categories:scripted film narrative, animation, documentary, or music video/musical/dance performance.

***Previously created music may be used if the song’s original artist and composer are credited.

Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Expression of a clear theme
  • Quality of the story line and script (if applicable)
  • Creativity and/or content originality
  • Production quality
  • Editing

*To enter, upload your video to YouTube and provide the link in your application.

Plagiarism: NSHSS has a no-tolerance policy for plagiarism. Any applicant whose winning work is determined to be plagiarized in whole or in part will forfeit any awards.


Open Date: March 15, 2020

Close Date: May 15, 2020

To view previous NSHSS Video Competition Winners, visit:

By submitting your work to us, you are giving NSHSS and its partners, affiliates, and licensees the non-exclusive right to publish your work in any format, including print, electronic, and online media. However, all individual contributors to NSHSS retain the right to submit their work for non-exclusive publication elsewhere, and you have our permission to do so.