Region: Ohio
High School: No High School Affiliation
Amount: $1,000


The scholarship will not be tied directly to a student’s GPA, ACT scores or class rank. Rather, it will be awarded based on the preparation of a 2-4 minute YouTube video and an accompanying written essay exploring the following topic:

“How can the legal system (government, law enforcement, etc.) in Ohio, address and stop the serious opioid drug problem?”
The deadline for submissions will be March 31, 2018, and the winner will be selected on May 1, 2018. To learn more about scholarship rules, requirements and guidelines, please refer to the information below:

Student must be a high school senior
Student must be graduating from an Ohio high school
Student must be planning to attend a college or university in Ohio


*Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2018. Late applications will not be considered.
*Students must create a YouTube video running two to four minutes total.
*Students are encouraged to be creative, logical, and persuasive in support of their topic—in both their video submission and written essay.
*It is important that the videos do not contain text or imagery that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, or hateful. The goal of this video is to expose problems and present solutions, not create new problems. Therefore, the videos cannot contain text or imagery that promotes racism, hatred, or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
*Anyone under the age of 18 who appears in a video must have parental consent and students must obtain consent prior to video submission.
*Students are required to submit a written essay, between 500 and 1,000 words, about the topic discussed in the video.
*Videos must be uploaded to YouTube and have a link to in the description.
*Then students must complete the online registration form at
*The application must include the video’s YouTube link and the accompanying essay.