Student Testimonial Contest

Submit one 30-second video to our Student Testimonial Contest by October 15, 2021 for a chance at up to $1,000, award recognition, and FREE registration to the GMiS 2021 Conference and Career Fair!

Create a 30-second video showcasing the STEM career you are pursuing, and your motivation or achieving your dream. Include a message on how Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) has had an impact on your career goals and aspirations. We want your video to inspire the future generation of STEM talent through your eyes and by sharing a little bit about your journey.

The video should be delivered in an upbeat manner, positive and encouraging. You can use props and the video can include a setting of your choice. The content and language should be G-rated, and no cursing, swearing, or inappropriate behavior or gestures. Entrants must be enrolled in and attending undergraduate or graduate college classes, full or part-time, between September 2021 and February 2022. Entrants must be registered for the 33rd Annual Great Minds in STEM Conference.

Deadline: Friday, October 15, 2021, 5:00 PM PST

1st Place: $1000
2nd Place: $700
3rd Place: $500
4th Place: $300

Honorable mentions will be recognized on the Great Minds in STEM Conference Website

Scoring Criteria
  • Motivational and inspiring message
  • Encourages pre-college students to pursue STEM careers
  • Fun, upbeat, creative manner

  • Videos can be submitted using a YouTube link. Send an email confirmation to Mayra Ventura at [email protected] and include the following items:
  • Your YouTube Video Link
  • First and Last Name
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Major
  • College/University
  • School City, State
  • Title of Video

Video Resource: How To Upload Videos To YouTube 2021

Winners will be announced during the virtual Student Leadership Awards Show on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 3:00pm PST. Winning videos will be shown during the Student Leadership Awards Show. All videos submitted become the property of GMiS and can be used to promote STEM careers.