Financial Literacy Studio Video Contest for Grades 7-12

Financial Literacy Video Contest for Grades 7-12

Audience: School Principals, Educators, Students

Deadline to Submit Video: April 30, 2021

Vermont students enrolled in grades 7-12 of a school or a technical career center are invited to participate in a financial literacy video contest to highlight the theme “Save for a Rainy Day.” Three winners will be selected and awarded cash prizes. The 1st place prize is $500. The 2nd place prize is $250. The 3rd place prize is $100. Prize levels are the same for an individual student or for student teams that submit as a group. Participants can choose one or more of the following topics to create a video public service announcement that describes the importance of: 1) Spending and Saving; 2) Investing; 3) Financial Decision Making. The winning videos will be circulated statewide by Vermont Access Network community media stations. An individual student, or student team, may enter one video submission for judging. The deadline for student submissions is April 15, 2021. Judges will select and notify the directors of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, place entries in April.

Web link for program information: https://vermontjumpstart.wordpress.com/financial-literacy-video-contest/

Contact: The Vermont Jump$tart Coalition (vtjumpstart@comcast.net)