Entry Deadline Extended to Friday, March 1, 2024!

Submission Guidelines

Please base your video on the following prompts. If you have any questions, please email us at contactus@ignite-worldwide.org.

If you have attended an IGNITE event:

Find the event(s) you attended on IGNITE Worldwide’s website and locate the comments you provided in your post-event survey. You are welcome to read your comments for your video submission!

Or, use one of the questions below to inspire you.

  • How did the IGNITE event(s) change or support how you perceive STEM education and careers?
  • Did a particular moment (like hearing a panelists’s story) inspire you?
  • Did the event encourage you to enroll in a STEM club or class or pursue a STEM career?
  • Why is it important that students like you participate in a program like IGNITE?
  • What did you learn at the event(s) about STEM that inspired you?
  • Your video must be 90 seconds or less
  • Please do not say your last name in your video. Your first name is fine!
  • Upload formats accepted: .MOV, .MP4, .MPG, .FLV, and .AVI. Size limit is 200MB.
  • Videos can be filmed on a phone, computer, tablet, or any other device!
  • You are allowed to add graphics, captions, stickers – be creative!
  • If you choose to add music, make sure we can still hear your voice clearly.
  • Your parent or guardian must fill out the media release portion of the form when you submit your video. If there are multiple participants in your video, a signed form is required from each participant’s legal guardian.
  • Entrants agree to be bound by the official challenge rules.
  • Contestants must have participated in an IGNITE Event either the 2022-2023 or 2023-2024 (current) school years.
  • Only entries (videos submitted by February 23, 2024) will be considered.
  • All winners will be announced on March 1, 2024.
  • All entries require a valid Media Release Form to be signed at submission.
  • No copyrighted materials* (music, images, etc.) may be used for this contest unless you own the copyright or have a license to use the material for this contest. Written permission must be obtained and provided upon request for all copyrighted materials. *Permission to use the IGNITE Worldwide logo and copyrighted materials is automatically granted through submission.
  • Content must comply with all local and national laws of the country of origin and the United States. Content must not 1) promote illegal behavior; 2) support racial, religious, sexual or other invidious prejudice; 3) advocate sexual or violent exploitation; 4) violate rights established by law or agreement; 5) invade the privacy of any person; or 6) be otherwise inappropriate as determined by IGNITE Worldwide in its sole and conclusive determination.
  • Multiple submissions are allowed, but prizes are limited to a maximum of one (1) per student. Students may submit as many video entries as they wish.
  • If video is submitted by a team, only one (1) gift card will be awarded.
  • IGNITE Worldwide maintains the right to reproduce, reprint, distribute, perform, display, or exhibit the project for advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes on their website, social media, at conferences, or other venues.
  • By accepting the prize, participants agree to hold IGNITE Worldwide, and all IGNITE Worldwide employees harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of the use of such prizes. Participant assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused by participation in the contest or use/redemption of any prize.

We want to hear from you!

Who can enter? IGNITE Students

When is the deadline? Friday, March 1, 2024

What should I submit? A video (90 seconds or less) of you sharing your experience in IGNITE, how IGNITE has inspired you, or why you think STEM is important for girls and gender-diverse students. See the submission guidelines below to learn more.

Where will my video be shared? Your video may be shared with the IGNITE Worldwide community on our website, newsletter, and social media. Can I share my video on social media? Yes! You are welcome to share your entry on social media and tag IGNITE Worldwide. Be sure to use the hashtag: #IGNITEYourVoice

Prizes Include

Grand Prize
One (1) IGNITE Student will have the chance to win:
One-of-a-kind opportunity to be mentored by a woman in STEM.
$200 Amazon Gift Card.
Video featured on IGNITE digital marketing, including social media.

Honorable Mention
One (1) IGNITE Student will have the chance to win:
One-of-a-kind opportunity to be mentored by a woman in STEM.
$100 Amazon Gift Card.
Video featured on IGNITE digital marketing, including social media.

All Participants
All participating IGNITE Students will receive:
Entry into a raffle drawing for a $100 Amazon Gift Card
Video featured in IGNITE digital marketing, including social media.

Click here to submit your video!

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Questions? We are happy to help! Email contactus@ignite-worldwide.org to get in touch.