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 1, 2023

The Vermont Jump$tart Coalition is pleased to partner with the State Treasurer’s office and Front Porch Forum to announce an original video contest for youth, with the goal to help them better understand the importance of managing money responsibly.

This year’s theme: “It All Adds Up! Money- Wants vs. Needs” is a follow-up to last year’s contest theme “What Does Money Mean to You?” The contest encourages youth to develop videos that will highlight how impulse buying can affect your budget, what influences spending and how to prevent overspending.

The contest is open to middle school and high school students, including home-schooled students. Videos may be submitted by a team or individually.  The winning entries will be awarded $500 for first place, $250 for second place and $100 for third place.

The deadline for student submissions is April 1, 2023 and the winning videos will be showcased on the newly updated Jump$tart website.

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Parents are encouraged to use this opportunity as a platform to have meaningful conversations about money management, budgeting and the importance of have a savings account.

Web link for program information here.

Contact: The Vermont Jump$tart Coalition (