The award of the scholarships will be based upon the quality of the submission and a weighted rubric, based upon the following:
|Storytelling:||Provide a compelling narrative within your response to demonstrate your ability to communicate a concept creatively, and effectively.|
|Depth of Response:||Provide a response to each question, ensuring that you have adequately answered the question with data & facts, comparative, argument, or technical explanation.|
|Quality:||The response of each question will be evaluated based upon video composition and quality, sound quality and clarity; or design, layout of presentation, adherence to style guide including correctness of punctuation, spelling and acknowledgement of sources, if used.|
Video Essay / Written Response:
For Video Submissions:
Please answer all 5 questions in a single video submission. Your video submission should be no more than 10 minutes, with no more than 2 minutes spent on each question.
Submit your video essay response, by inserting the YouTube URL in the space provided. It is important that you confirm that the video submission is public in order for our team of judges to view your submission.
Refer to the following guide, Setting Your YouTube Privacy Settings to manage your YouTube videos.
For Written and Presentation Submissions:
Written/presentation responses should be limited to one-page per question. Written/presentation responses may be submitted in a presentation format, saved as a .PDF file.
Scholarship applications are now closed. Award Announcements will be announced no later than May 21st.