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.
How to Apply
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.
- 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 email@example.com 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.
Before your video is published on the IvyPanda YouTube channel, our editorial team will evaluate your submission based on the following criteria:
- Content Usefulness
The best videos that meet all the criteria will be published on the IvyPanda YouTube channel and opened up for online voting.
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.
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.
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.