2011 Hawaii Scholarship

University of California Academic Connections 2011 Hawaii Scholarship High school students have a chance to win an all expenses paid trip to study for a week in Hawaii. The theme for the University of California San Diego’s Academic Connections 2011 Hawaii Scholarship Contest is “How to Care for the Earth,” and entrants are asked to submit a short video on a variation of this theme. Videos may be animations, photo slide shows, or live action Videos will be featured on the Academic Connections website and the UCSD Extension YouTube channel. Winner receives full tuition and airfare (up to $5,000 in value, includes room and board) for a weeklong course on the diverse ecosystems and climate zones of the Island of Hawaii, August 17-24, 2011, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Scholarship contest is open to 9-11th grade students as of the 2010-11 school year. Videos may be created by an individual or group, but only one scholarship will be awarded per video. See the online application at extension.ucsd.edu. Winners will be notified by July 31. Entries must be postmarked by June 30,...

GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION MATTERS VIDEO CONTEST

Could you produce a video that inspires excellence in geography education? How would you like to win $500! Show us your creative side by entering NCGE’s Geography Education Matters Video Contest! Please keep reading below for more information! GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION MATTERS VIDEO CONTEST WHAT Create a video no more than 3 Minutes in length that best explains Why Geography Education Matters. WHO This contest is open to anyone of any age, but must be submitted by a person 18 years of age or older. HOW 1. Create your video and post it to www.youtube.com or www.teachertube.com and don’t forget to note the URL of your video. 2. Then complete and submit the GEM Video Contest Form. This form can be found on the main page of the NCGE web-site. Click here to be taken to www.ncge.org WHEN 1. Videos must be submitted by Midnight Eastern Time on November 30, 2010. 2. Videos will be judged by an official NCGE panel.Winners will be announced on December 23, 2010! $500 USD in prize money will be awarded for each of the top 5 videos! For more detailed information and contest disclaimers please click HERE to download a PDF copy of the GEM Video Contest...

New Hampshire Geography in the News.

A recent poll found that most young adults know little about world geography, and very little more about their own country. But, at the Mast Way elementary school in Lee, New Hampshire, one fourth grade teacher is leading the charge to change that. See the video...