Student Testimonial Contest

Create a 30-second video showcasing the STEM career you are pursuing, and your motivation or how you are achieving your dream. Include a message on how Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) has had an impact on your career goals and aspirations.

But above all, we want your video to include a message that helps inspire future generations of STEM talent!

The video should be delivered in an upbeat manner, positive and encouraging. Video should motivate pre-collage students to pursue a STEM degree. 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.

DEADLINE: Friday, July 8, 2022, 11:59 PM PT


1st Place: $300
2nd Place: $200
3rd Place: $100

Scoring Criteria

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

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


1) 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
  • Name
  • Contact Number/Cell Phone
  • Major
  • School Name
  • School City, State
  • Title of Video

Video Resource: How To Upload Videos To YouTube 2021


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