The Hear Me Project Adds New Video Scholarship Contest

Put Your Passion into Words and Images: Earn Money for College

The Hear Me Project scholarship contest is designed for students passionate about HIV/AIDS as well as writing or filmmaking. The Hear Me Project has invited outstanding student stories, fiction or non-fiction, that creatively and engagingly use the HIV/AIDS theme as its core.

New for 2007: a video scholarship contest compliments the essay contest. Translate your personal HIV/AIDS story to fit the medium of video and win $1,000 for college.

Here are the two contests and how you qualify:

Hear Me Essay Contest:

  • Eligible students must be 14 to 22 years of age.
  • Stories or essays may not exceed 5 pages, double-spaced.
  • Work must be original and emphasize “personal vulnerability to HIV/AIDS.”
  • Submit entries online or by mail.
  • Deadline is December 1, 2007
  • Winning entrant will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship.

Hear Me Video Contest:

  • Eligible students must be 14 to 22.
  • Videos must be 1 to 2 minutes long.
  • Film must be original, may be black and white or color, drama or documentary.
  • Video applicants must joint a YouTube user group to apply.
  • Submit videos online or via mail.
  • Deadline December 1, 2007.
  • Winning videographer will receive $1,000 in scholarship money.

Hear Me Project applicants: winners in both categories will be announced in February 2008.

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