Tobacco Free North Dakota announces its first annual Video Essay Scholarship Contest for all ND High School Seniors.

Tobacco Free North Dakota announces its first annual Video Essay Scholarship Contest for all ND High School seniors. TFND is a statewide non-profit that advocates for policies to prevent youth initiation to tobacco and nicotine products with the goal of creating North Dakota’s first tobacco free generation. We hope this scholarship contest encourages youth to youth education and advocacy, while providing TFND an opportunity to recognize and reward those efforts.
Tobacco Free ND Video Essay Scholarship Contest
Here’s how it works!
1. Create a 1–3 minute YouTube video based on one of these Tobacco Free ND topics.
• The True Cost of Tobacco/Nicotine
• How Does Tobacco/Nicotine Affect Me/How Would Tobacco Affect Me?
• Why I stay Tobacco/Nicotine Free!
2. Email your YouTube video entry by April 15, 2018 to A committee will select the top five videos, which will then be displayed at and voted on by the public May 1-11, 2018. (Tell your friends to vote!) The winner will be announced May 18, 2018.
3. The winner will receive a $1,000 college scholarship! TFND will present the prize and take photos with the winner prior to the end of the school year.
• Must be a ND high school senior who will be attending college in fall 2018.
• Create a short 1–3 minute YouTube video relating to Tobacco. (Please introduce yourself in the video)
• The Tobacco Free North Dakota Board and/or judging committee has the right to disqualify videos deemed unacceptable or inappropriate.
• Deadline for submission: April 15, 2018.
• Video participants agree and authorize TFND, or anyone authorized by TFND, the use of any and all images that have been taken of the participant and/or friends/family without compensation to the participant. Participants agree that the TFND may use such videos with or without the participant’s name for any lawful purpose, including purposes of publicity, illustration, advertising and web content.
• Emailing your submission acts as your signature to agreement to the terms and conditions of this contest.
• The winning video becomes the property of TFND. In order to receive the scholarship, the winner will submit the video file.
Send all Questions and Entries by April 15, 2018 to: Heather Austin,
The mission of Tobacco Free North Dakota is to improve and protect the public health of all North Dakotans by reducing the serious health and economic consequences of tobacco use, the state’s number one cause of preventable disease and death.