Essay Scholarship Contest

Turks Foundation Scholarship Video Essay Contest


Eligible Contestant

  • New Orleans Metro Area Senior High School Student-Athletes
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA

Submission Requirements

  • Create a video in response to the following prompts: As a student-athlete, what have you learned from the game that can be applied to your life off of the field? And Why is it important to save more money then you spend?
  • Video must include Student-Athletes Name, School, Sport, and Position.
  • Both Prompts must be addressed
  • Video should be 2-4 minutes in length
  • Only 1 submission per Student-Athlete
  • Must Follow @Turk_Sports_ on Instagram & Twitter
  • All videos must be submitted, via WeTransfer, on or before April 2, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. Central Time.



  • Have FUN!!
  • Be Creative
  • Feel free to utilize any movie making outlets/apps
  • If Recording on Cell Phone, film Landscape to ensure the best quality.
  • Speak Clearly, slowly, and confidently.

Video Evaluation

  • Idea Development (5 Points)

Did the student answer the questions? Are your answers clear and explained well?

  • Thoughtfulness (5 Points)

Does the student show us who you are, what your personality is like? Are you knowledgeable about what you’re talking about?

  • Clarity/Effectiveness (5 Points)

Do the student’s answers make sense? Is the student confident in what they are saying?

  • Quality (5 points)

Did the student put thought into their submission?

  • Creativity (5 Points)

Did the student answer the questions in a creative, interesting, appropriate way? Total Points Possible = 25