What is the Courageous Persuaders Scholarship? According to the Courageous Persuaders website, students can “Create a TV commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking. Win over $25,000 in scholarship money and trophies, have fun, and gain valuable experience. The grand prize-winning commercial will be broadcast on TV and the team that created it will work with Pluto Post and the Detroit Auto Dealers Education Foundation to upgrade their spot for air.”
Who is eligible to apply to the Courageous Persuaders Scholarship?
Open to all high school students in grades 9-12 – not only those taking video production.
To enter, Create a 30-second commercial to warn middle school students about the DANGERS OF UNDERAGE DRINKING or the DANGERS OF TEXTING WHILE DRIVING. Students can enter separate videos in both categories.
Watch last year’s grand prize winner here!
How much is the Courageous Persuaders Scholarship worth?
There are a number of prizes and amounts. Click here for the details!
When is the Courageous Persuaders Scholarship application deadline?
The Courageous Persuaders® entry deadline is 5:00PM on February 9, 2018. Your entry must either be submitted online or postmarked by this date.
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Best of luck to all you creative film-makers!