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CSDA High School 2020 Student Video Contest

Create a Video for a Chance to Win a Scholarship!

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High school and college students are encouraged to create a video about special districts for a chance to win up to $2,000!

All high school and college students are invited to create a fun and informative short video (under 90 seconds) highlighting the ways special districts ‘Make the Difference’ in California for a chance to win a scholarship. Additional prize money will be given to the teachers of the winning students to promote technology and support distance learning.

Download contest rules and application below or click here to apply. 

Be sure to check out winning videos from 2018 and 2019 for some inspiration! 

Submit your videos by the contest deadline of 5:00 p.m., September 30, 2020!

Contest Awards:
1st Prize - $2,000
2nd Prize - $1,000
3rd Prize - $500

Note: An additional $500 will be awarded to the student’s teacher

Not Familiar with Special Districts?

Go to to learn more! There are resources to explain special districts and the important work they do throughout California. The California Special Districts Association also maintains a map to help locate special districts in your area.

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