2017 Contest Prompt:

In under one minute, tell us about a time when a video game or the video game culture made a positive difference in your life.

Big Fish Scholarship Contest Rules

Cooking Craze Game

Video Content Overview

Grab your phone or video camera and tell us your positive video game story. You can record yourself or you can build an animated video presentation. You can tell a fictional story or a real life one. How you tell your story is up to you as long as it is in video format.

Fairway Solitaire

The Judging Process

Entries will be judged on message, creativity, originality and the ability to follow submission guidelines. Each entry will be assigned one judge. Each judge will use the same standard score card to ensure fairness. The top 10 percent of entries will be judged a second time by a panel to determine the final winner.

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The Deadlines

The contest will run from October 4, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Submissions received after December 31, 2017 will not be considered. The winner will be announced either at the end of January 2018 or early February 2018, depending upon how long it takes to decide on a winner.

Submission Guidelines

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia.

Not open to employees or immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren) of employees of Big Fish, or its affiliates or advertising/promotion agencies.

Entrants must be a college-bound high school senior or a student currently enrolled in an accredited university for the 2017-2018 school year.

Limited to one entry per student.

Videos must be under 1 minute, under 100 megabytes, and be in mp4 format.

Anyone who plagiarizes will be disqualified.

The Winning Submission

The winner's video will be shared on this webpage and on social media.

A select number of videos from the top 10 percent of applicants will be compiled into a short thank you video and shared on social media as well.

Please read all legal terms listed at the bottom of this page before submitting.

Upload your file here

Thank you for participating!