Calling all Chicago and Northern Illinois high school seniors and college students!

The Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois – and The BBB Educational Foundation – are now accepting entries for the 2022 video scholarship contest!

High school seniors or current college students living in the Chicago and Northern Illinois areas could be one of four students eligible to earn up to $2,500 to further their education. 

You don’t have to be a professional filmmaker to enter this contest, but you MUST shoot your video horizontally (landscape mode). Any vertical video entries will not be considered.

This year’s topic is: BBB Accredited Businesses pledge to uphold 8 Standards of Trust, which embody ethics and integrity. Choose one, state what it means to you, and explain how it contributes to a healthy, vibrant marketplace.

You can find further details and instructions by clicking the button below.

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At the bottom of the page, you’ll find the winning entries from last year that you can watch for inspiration. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at if you have any questions.

The deadline for entries is March 30th. We look forward to seeing your submissions!

Best of luck!