COMPETITION: IvyPanda $1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship 2021

Each year IvyPanda awards creative and talented in movie making students with scholarships $1500 total. Scholarships are given to two winners: the winner receives a $1,000 scholarship; the runner-up prize is $500. Check our previously awarded scholarships. We’re accepting submissions! The winners have been announced on our blog Important dates Submissions reception July 1 — October 31, 2021 Evaluation I November 1 — November 15, 2021 Evaluation II November 16 — November 30, 2021 Votes counting December 1 — December 15, 2021 Winners announcement December 16, 2021 Eligibility We will accept videos from current high school, college, or university students from any country. The winners will be required to send us proof of their academic status or enrollment. Submission requirements Record an original video on one of the following topics: How COVID-19 Changed My Attitude Towards Self-Study Online Tutoring in the Post-Pandemic World — A Perfect Freelance Job for Students Self-Care Tips the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taught Me Your video must: Contain only copyright-free content Cover one of the topics given above Be in English only Have a creative, catchy title that reflects your ideas Last between 1 – 1:30 minutes Be submitted in one of the following formats: .MOV, .MPEG4, .MP4, .AVI Upload your video to one of these file-hosting services: Dropbox, Google Drive. No video should be set to public access before the Contest. Subscribe to IvyPanda’s first and second YouTube channels; like and share the Contest video-description on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Send us an email at with “IvyPanda Video Contest Submission” as the subject line and the following content inside (in this particular order): The direct link to your uploaded video (the share option must be set to "Give access to anyone with the link") The screenshots of your subscriptions to IvyPanda’s YouTube channels The screenshot of the Contest video-description shared on social media The detailed answer to the question: “Where did you find out about the IvyPanda Contest?” It is allowed to make animated videos as well as film yourself or your friends Each participant may submit only one video and win just one award. Evaluation I Before your video is published on the IvyPanda YouTube channel, our editorial team will evaluate your submission based on the following criteria: Content Usefulness Engagement Creativity Production The best videos that meet all the criteria will be published on the IvyPanda YouTube channel and opened up for online voting. Evaluation II The two videos that receive the most likes on YouTube will be determined as the winners. Social media shares are allowed and may improve your chances of winning. Our support team will make sure that cheating is not possible. Awards Winners will be announced on this page as well as on the IvyPanda blog. To receive their awards, the winners must provide proof of enrollment or study. If they cannot or will not provide this confirmation, the award will be given to the next appropriate participant in line. Previous scholarships 2020 Video Contest Scholarship A Student's Guide to Living Cheaply - 6 Quick Tips 1ST PLACE WINNER Luca Newman Socializing in College/Uni 2ND PLACE WINNER Madhurima Undralla IvyPanda November 2019 Video Contest Scholarship My Way of Being Healthy in College 1ST PLACE WINNER Jessica Truong Life-Saving Advice To Help You Choose A Major 2ND PLACE WINNER Madhurima Undralla IvyPanda May 2019 Video Contest Scholarship A Student's Voice From Laos 1ST PLACE WINNER Yerchang Chongvue How to Deal with Culture Shock: 5 Tips 2ND PLACE WINNER Alice Martino IvyPanda 2018 Video Contest Scholarship 3 Simple Tips for Study Motivation 1ST PLACE WINNER Sydney Price Study with 100% motivation | My personal lifehacks 2ND PLACE WINNER Poorva Shukla Frequently asked questions! Do the video topics stay the same every contest? I sent my video but didn't get a response. How can I make sure you received my submission? I missed the deadline! When can I apply again?! I believe one of the participants in the Online Voting stage is cheating! What should I do? Can you provide me with details as to why my video did not make it to the Online Voting stage? What is considered proof of academic enrolment? Can I apply again if I participated last year? What about winners of previous contests? Disclaimer: By submitting your application, you confirm that you understand the Contest rules and criteria and agree to accept the decision of the judges as well as the voting results. You agree to allow us to edit, upload for public access, share, and use your video in other ways at our discretion.