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NSHSS Film and Video Production Scholarship
Close Date: Sunday, October 31, 2021 Award: USD $2,000 scholarship for creative video submissions
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Award: Three (3) $2,000 awards

Eligibility: Rising high school students graduating in 2022, 2023, 2024, or 2025, and recently graduated 2021 seniors

Scholarship Details

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 view previous NSHSS Video Competition Winners, visit:

Application Requirements:

  • Title and description of your submission (4-5 lines) – including what inspired the work, how it was created, and the intent
  • Uploaded video following these guidelines:
    • Create and submit an artistic representation of your worldview through film. The subject matter can be whatever you wish, as long as it is important to you and inspires you. 
    • Films should be no more than 5 minutes long, and submissions can be made in the following categories: scripted film narrative, animation, documentary, or short film.

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

  • Color headshot
  • Academic resume
  • Current Transcript (can be official or unofficial)
  • Educator recommendation

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.

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.

Application Opens: June 1, 2021
Closing Date: October 31, 2021 by 11:59PM

*Please note that closing time is in EST.