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Inspire the next generation of STEM talent in one 30-second video and win up to $1000

Students, the deadline for the Student Video Testimonial contest is around the corner! Share your STEM journey in one 30-second video by October 5 at 5:00 PM PDT and win up to $1000, free registration to the virtual GMiS 2021 Conference, and the chance to inspire the next generation of STEM talent.

Student Video Testimonial Contest:

Create a 30-second video showcasing the STEM career you are pursuing, and your motivation or achieving your dream. Include a message on how Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) has had an impact on your career goals and aspirations.

Above all, we want your video to inspire the future generation of STEM talent through your eyes and by sharing a little bit about your journey.  

The video should be delivered in an upbeat manner, positive and encouraging. You can use props and the video can include a setting of your choice. The content and language should be G-rated, and no cursing, swearing, or inappropriate behavior or gestures. Entrants must be enrolled in and attending undergraduate or graduate college classes, full or part-time, between September 2021 and February 2022. Entrants must be registered for the 33rd Annual Great Minds in STEM Conference.

NEW Deadline: Friday, October 8, 2021, 11:59 PM PDT

Scoring Criteria
– Motivational and inspiring message
Encourages pre-college students to pursue STEM careers
– Fun, upbeat, creative manner

1st Place: $1,000
2nd Place: $700
3rd Place: $500
4th Place: $300

*Honorable mentions will be recognized on the Great Minds in STEM Conference Website

1) Videos can be submitted using a YouTube link.
2) Send an email confirmation to Mayra Ventura at and
include the following items:
a. Your YouTube Video Link
b. Name
c. Contact Number/Cell Phone
d. Major
e. School Name
f. School City, State
g. Title of Video
3) Video Resource: How To Upload Videos To YouTube 2021

Winners will be announced during the virtual Student Leadership Awards Show on Thursday,
October 21, 2021, at 3:00pmPST. Winning videos will be shown during the Student
Leadership Awards Show. All videos submitted become the property of GMiS and can be
used to promote STEM careers.

See past winners: