Niche College Scholarship

Asian American Storytelling Video Contest

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Scholarship Description

This contest is an opportunity for 14-25 year old Asian Americans to tell the world their story of what it means to live in the United States as an Asian American and to share their ideas for effectuating positive change for the Asian American community and their proposed call to action in our community to stop the Asian Hate.

The Contest begins on May 1st and ends at 11:59 p.m. (CST) on June 21st. You must upload your video to YouTube and submit your entry form by July 21st (CST). Winners determined by August 15th. Applicants must be current Asian American residents of the United States of America who are 14 to 25 years of age (guardian/parental consent is required for entrants 14-17 years of age at time of entry). You are limited to one entry to the Contest, either as an individual or as part of a group.

There are two categories:

High School (individuals or all group members who are under 18 years of age or enrolled in high school during the current school year).

College and Beyond (18 to 25 year olds who are not in category 1).

The video must be no shorter than two (2) minutes and no longer than three (3) minutes in length. The video must include: (i) 60-90 seconds of material on the subject of your lived experience of being an Asian American living in the United States of America; and (ii) 60-90 seconds of material on ideas for positive change (e.g., public policy needed to effectuate positive changes at a national level, your call to action in your community to stop the Asian hate, changes that are immediately accessible for the Asian community, etc.). Scholarship Search