Eligibility Requirements: High school students
Video Prompt: Express yourself by providing an artistic representation of yourself 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:
*To enter, upload your video to YouTube and provide the link in your application.
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.
Applicants must also provide a brief statement describing the work submitted – what inspired the work, how it was created, and the intent.
Entries also require an educator recommendation.
You may view the application before submitting your application, but once you submit your application, it is closed for editing.
Open Date: November 15, 2018
Close Date: May 30, 2019
Please note that U.S. recipients receiving a cash award must submit a W-9 to NSHSS in order to receive their scholarship funding. Recipients residing outside the United States who are not U.S. citizens may disregard this requirement. The W-9 form can be accessed using the following link: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf
To view previous NSHSS Video Competition Winners, visit: