Cable Network to Offer $100K for Student Video Projects

C-SPAN, the cable news network that covers Congress, will soon launch its student video documentary competition, StudentCam, which seeks projects that examine national issues important to youth.

Deadline: (TBD), the 2015 deadline was Jan. 20.

Students must create a short (5-to-7 minute) video documentary on pressing issues before lawmakers. $100,000 is available for 150 student prizes and 53 school prizes. The maximum award is $5,000, plus $750 to the winning school to spend on digital video equipment. Students grades 6-12, individually or in teams, can apply.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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